[Clinical aspects and molecular genetics of the Jervell- and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome].

In contrast to the Romano-Ward (R-W) syndrome, the Jervell and Lange-Nielsen (J-LN) syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disease characterized by QT-prolongation in the electrocardiogram (ECG) and recurrent syncopal attacks which are also typical for the R-W syndrome, but also by congenital deafness. Recently, defect alleles in the genes for KCNQ1… CONTINUE READING