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A study of the inheritance pattern of Romano-Ward syndrome. Prolonged Q-T interval, syncope, and sudden death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7055998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Romano-Ward syndrome consists of attacks of syncope, possible sudden death, accompanied by prolonged Q-T interval on ECG. We carried out HLA antigen typing of a family of 16 members having ten cases of Romano-Ward syndrome. All the ten cases had the common HLA haplotype of A9-Bw54, while the six not showing the symptoms did not have A9-Bw54 haplotype. The genes of this syndrome, considered to be inherited through the autosomal dominant patterns, are assumed to have a close linking to the major histocompatibility complex on the short arm of chromosome number 6.
S Itoh; S Munemura; H Satoh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0009-9228     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Publication Date:  1982 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-04-12     Completed Date:  1982-04-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Death, Sudden*
HLA Antigens / genetics*
Heart Diseases / complications,  genetics*,  immunology
Middle Aged
Syncope / etiology,  genetics*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/HLA Antigens

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