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Signs of Long QT syndrome

Symptoms of Long QT syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Long QT syndrome may include:

Note that Long QT syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Long QT syndrome signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Long QT syndrome:

Long QT syndrome (LQTS) results from structural abnormalities in the potassium channels of the heart, which predispose affected persons to an accelerated heart rhythm (arrhythmia). This can lead to sudden loss of consciousness and may cause sudden cardiac death in teenagers and young adults who are faced with stressors ranging from exercise to loud sounds. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

More Symptoms of Long QT syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Long QT syndrome article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Long QT syndrome?

The phrase "signs of Long QT syndrome" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Long QT syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Long QT syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Long QT syndrome.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Long QT syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Long QT syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Long QT syndrome signs or Long QT syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Long QT syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Long QT syndrome symptoms.

 

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