Clinical features of congenital long QT syndrome downloaded from http://www.uptodate
- SP Seslar, PJ Zimetbaum, CI Berul, ME. Josephson
Congeni tal long QT syndrome (LQTS), referred to as a ticking time-bomb is a cause of sudden death in young infants, children and adults. 1 Its prevalence is estimated to be 1 in 2500 to 1 in 10,000 individuals internationally, with no racial predilection. 2 It should be viewed as an unrecognized rather than a rare condition.