Biventricular involvement in a Turkish boy with palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and curly hair, an unusual presentation of Naxos-Carvajal syndrome.

@article{Kili2007BiventricularII,
  title={Biventricular involvement in a Turkish boy with palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and curly hair, an unusual presentation of Naxos-Carvajal syndrome.},
  author={Teoman Kiliç and Kadir Babaoğlu and Fatih Ayg{\"u}n and Ahmet Hakan Vural and Dilek Ural and Ayşen Ağaçdiken and Yonca Akgoz Anik and Baki Komsuoğlu},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={115 3},
  pages={e122-5}
}
Naxos disease is an autosomal recessively inherited familial syndrome characterized by woolly hair, palmoplantar keratoderma and a cell adhesion cardiomyopathy, especially arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD). Carvajal syndrome is a variant of Naxos disease in which curly or woolly hair, biventricular--predominantly left ventricular involvement were seen. Mutations in genes encoding the cell adhesion proteins like plakoglobin and desmoplakin were related with these syndromes. We… CONTINUE READING
7 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…