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Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Introduction

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: A rare disorder where a genetic mutation causes periods of muscle weakness, heart rhythm abnormalities and various physical development abnormalities. It is believed to be caused by problems with the way the body utilizes potassium. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Andersen-Tawil syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Deaths

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes of...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat....read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff"...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more...read more »

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Rare Types

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Andersen-Tawil syndrome, or a subtype of Andersen-Tawil syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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