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JCDR. 2021; 12(3): 649-650


A MALADY OF THE HEART AND EARS: A RARE CASE OF JERVELL AND LANGE NIELSON SYNDROME - CASE REPORT

DR. K. JAGADISH KUMAR,DR. SANGEETHA BALAJI. DR.MANJUNATH.V.G., DR. BHARATHI.M.B., DR. KUMAR SHANKAR DE..


Abstract

Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS) is a autosomal recessive disease,characterized by profound congenital sensorineural deafness and a prolonged QTc interval (greater than 500 milliseconds). Sudden cardiac deaths have been reported in morethan 25% of JLNS patients. JLNS can occur without any cardiac symptoms. Pharmacological management consists of β-blockers. We are reporting a 5 year old child with JLNS without any cardiac symptoms and his prolonged QTc interval responded to propranolol.

Key words: Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS)., Prolonged QTc interval, Propranolol






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