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Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Introduction

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: A rare condition characterized by congenital deafness and a long Q-T interval which is where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge after a heartbeat. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

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Causes of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Jervell and Lange-Nielsen 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...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....read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It...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" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

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

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Definitions of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome:

An autosomal recessive syndrome of abnormal cardioelectrophysiology, combining LONG QT SYNDROME with deafness. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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