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What is Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

What is Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

  • 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.
  • 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

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome:

Broader types of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome:

How many people get Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

Prevalance of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: at least 1 per 200,00 people suffer from Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome in Denmark, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: approx 1 in 200,000 or 0.00% or 1,360 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

Complications of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see complications of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

What causes Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

Causes of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see causes of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome?

Symptoms of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see symptoms of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Complications of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see complications of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Onset of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: usually 4-15 years of age

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Otolaryngologist, Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome.
Treatments for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see treatments for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome
Research for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: see research for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Main name of condition: Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome:

long QT [deafness], surdocardiac syndrome, cardio-auditory syndrome of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen, JLNS, cardio-auditory-syncope syndrome, Jervell Lange-Nielsen syndrome

Lange Nielsen syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome:

 

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