Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome

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Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome

Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome is a form of long QT syndrome. Symptoms include deafness from birth, arrhythmia, fainting, and sudden death. There are two different types, Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome type 1 and 2. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.
 

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SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

http://www.StopSADS.org

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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SADS Foundation Website

Information on living with SADS, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and advocacy/education.

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Defibrillators in Jervell-Lange Nielsen syndrome.
 

Author(s): Eduardo Arrais Rocha, Francisca Tatiana Moreira Pereira, Marcelo de Paula Martins Monteiro, Almino Cavalcante Rocha Neto, Carlos Roberto Martins Rodrigues Sobrinho, Mauricio Scanavacca

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2013 Feb;100(2):e25-6.

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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Prevalence, mutation spectrum, and cardiac phenotype of the Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome in Sweden.
 

Author(s): Annika Winbo, Eva-Lena Stattin, Ulla-Britt Diamant, Johan Persson, Steen M Jensen, Annika Rydberg

Journal: Europace. 2012 Dec;14(12):1799-806.

 

To explore the national prevalence, mutation spectrum, cardiac phenotype, and outcome of the uncommon Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS), associated with a high risk of sudden cardiac death.

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2012

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[Myocardial infarction without coronary arteries stenoses in a patient with Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome--diagnostic dilemmas].
 

Author(s): Tomasz Wójcik, Małgorzata Kobusiak-Prokopowicz, Krzysztof Ściborski, Andrzej Mysiak

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2011 ;69(8):830-2; discussion 833.

 

According to the rules of differential diagnostics an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) often constitutes an initial diagnosis while a subsequent patient's follow-up with troponin determination results in further verification of the diagnosis. A 55 year-old female with congenital hearing ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2011

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