Long QT syndrome
* Not a rare disease
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Tests & Diagnosis
Long QT syndrome is diagnosed on the basis of electrocardiographic (EKG) findings, clinical findings such as congenital deafness or unexplained fainting, and family history of long QT syndrome or sudden cardiac death. Genetic testing is often performed in families in whom the diagnosis of long QT syndrome has been made or is suspected on clinical grounds.
Last updated: 10/4/2013
- Orphanet lists international laboratories offering diagnostic testing for this condition.