Mira A. Coleman

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BACKGROUND Treatment options for patients with recurrent ventricular arrhythmias refractory to pharmacotherapy and ablation are minimal. Although left cardiac sympathetic denervation (LCSD) is well established in long-QT syndrome, its role in non-long-QT syndrome arrhythmogenic channelopathies and cardiomyopathies is less clear. Here, we report our(More)
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare histiocytic disorder with an unpredictable clinical course and highly varied clinical presentation ranging from single system to multisystem involvement. Although head and neck involvement is common in LCH, isolated bilateral temporal bone involvement is exceedingly rare. Furthermore, LCH is commonly(More)
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy is a rare, potentially fatal, complication of late pregnancy. The incidence is estimated at 1:7000-1:15000 pregnancies. Presentation is classically with malaise, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain and rarely encephalopathy. Prolongation of laboratory clotting tests is an early feature. Ultrasound examination of the liver is(More)
Distinguishing congenital long QT syndrome from QT prolongation caused by drugs or a different underlying disease process is essential for selecting the proper treatment. Herein, we present a case of a patient referred for left cardiac sympathetic denervation as a last resort treatment option for her 19-year standing diagnosis of long QT syndrome with(More)
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