Romano-Ward syndrome: Introduction
Romano-Ward syndrome: A genetic heart disorder characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (long Q-T interval) where the heart takes longer than normal to recharge between beats. The severity of the condition can vary.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Romano-Ward syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Romano-Ward syndrome
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symptoms of Romano-Ward syndrome
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Romano-Ward syndrome: Deaths
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Romano-Ward syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Romano-Ward syndrome
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Romano-Ward syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Romano-Ward 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...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.
Some of the conditions which may...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 should be considered for...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...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 ...read 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...read more »
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Romano-Ward syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Romano-Ward syndrome:
An autosomal dominant LONG QT SYNDROME, without 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 Romano-Ward syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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