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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-55

Leprechaunism as initial presentation in french canadian type of leigh disease in a neonate: Index of suspicion

1 Department of Paediatrics, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Medicine, ESIC Model Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Anil Kumar Poonia
Department of Paediatrics, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur - 302 002, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/jcn.JCN_113_20

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French Canadian type of Leigh syndrome (LSFC) presents with various neurological manifestations such as mental retardation, dysmorphic facies, hypotonia, ataxia, and have high risk of mortality. Leprechaunism is manifest as persistent hyperglycemia because of extreme insulin resistance. Our case is unique as the association of leprechaunism and LSFC is not documented in any literature. We hereby report a case of leprechaunism as initial presentation in LSFC.

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