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Causes of Long QT syndrome

Causes of Long QT syndrome

Long QT syndrome is caused by either an inherited mutation or certain medications that lengthen the Q-T interval, or the length of time it takes for your heart to contract and refill with blood before the next contraction.

Long QT syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Long QT syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Long QT syndrome:

Long QT syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Long QT syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Long QT syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Long QT syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Long QT syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Long QT syndrome as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Long QT syndrome:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Long QT syndrome:

Related information on causes of Long QT syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Long QT syndrome may be found in:


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