Atrial Fibrillation and Long QT Syndrome Presenting in a 12-Year-Old Girl


Atrial fibrillation (AF) is rare in the pediatric population; however, there is increasing recognition that AF can be inherited. Long QT syndrome (LQTS), likewise, can be both acquired and inherited with mutations leading to abnormalities in cardiac ion channel function. Mutations in KCNQ1 are the most common cause of LQTS. Although rare, mutations in KCNQ1… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/124838


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