Long QT syndrome is characterized by prolonged QT interval and polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias often resulting in sudden deadth. The type 13 of the Long QT syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations of the KCNJ5 gene.
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OMIM.ORG articleOmim 613485 [^]