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Congenital long QT syndrome
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Congenital long QT syndrome

Contributors: Ryan Hoefen MD, PhD
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Synopsis

Congenital long QT syndrome is prolonged ventricular repolarization due to an ion channel mutation, predisposing the patient to polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, manifested as recurrent syncope or sudden cardiac arrest.

For more information, see OMIM.

Codes

ICD10CM:
I45.81 – Long QT syndrome

SNOMEDCT:
442917000 – Congenital Long QT Syndrome

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Last Updated:11/04/2019
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Congenital long QT syndrome
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