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Congenital complete heart block in an infant with free plasma carnitine deficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2920306     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A newborn male presenting with congenital complete heart block was found to have low levels of free plasma carnitine. Among the many complications of carnitine deficiency is a structural disruption of myocardial tissue. A deficiency of carnitine may be causally related to the presence of cardiac dysrhythmias in this patient on the basis of mechanical disturbance to the cardiac conducting system.
Authors:
M J Erasmus; W J Duncan; M J Tyrrell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0828-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:    1989 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-11     Completed Date:  1989-04-11     Revised Date:  2008-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acidosis / etiology
Carnitine / deficiency*
Heart Block / congenital*,  therapy
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Myocardium / ultrastructure
Pacemaker, Artificial
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
541-15-1/Carnitine

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