Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

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

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Andersen-Tawil syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Andersen-Tawil syndrome?

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Andersen-Tawil syndrome.

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Andersen-Tawil syndrome:

Causes of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Read more about causes of Andersen-Tawil syndrome.

Disease Topics Related To Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Andersen-Tawil syndrome:

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have 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, more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used more »

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

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Andersen-Tawil syndrome:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Andersen-Tawil syndrome, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Medical research articles related to Andersen-Tawil syndrome include:

Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Animations

Research about Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Visit our research pages for current research about Andersen-Tawil syndrome treatments.

Statistics for Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Andersen-Tawil syndrome: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Andersen-Tawil syndrome, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Andersen-Tawil syndrome:

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)


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise