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Descriptor English: Long QT Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de QT Prolongado
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome do QT Longo
Descriptor French: Syndrome du QT long
Entry term(s): Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged
Tree number(s): C14.280.067.565
C14.280.123.625
C16.131.240.400.715
C23.550.073.547
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008133
Scope note: A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.
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Previous Indexing: Arrhythmia (1966-1985)
Tachycardia (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see ARRHYTHMIA 1986-1990
History Note: 1991(1986); use ARRHYTHMIA 1986-1990
DeCS ID: 19558
Unique ID: D008133
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/03/11
Revision Date: 2019/06/17
Long QT Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0012684
Scope note A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.
Preferred term Long QT Syndrome
Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000649446
Preferred term Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged



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