We report on the first PGD performed for the m.14487 T>C mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutation in the MT-ND6 gene, associated with Leigh syndrome. The female carrier gave birth to a healthy baby boy at age 42. This case adds to the successes of PGD for mtDNA mutations.
- Leigh syndrome
- Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Reproductive Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology