"Andersen Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of inherited long QT syndrome (or LQT7) that is characterized by a triad of potassium-sensitive periodic paralysis, VENTRICULAR ECTOPIC BEATS, and abnormal features such as short stature, low-set ears, and SCOLIOSIS. It results from mutations of KCNJ2 gene which encodes a channel protein (INWARD RECTIFIER POTASSIUM CHANNELS) that regulates resting membrane potential.
- Andersen Syndrome
- Syndrome, Andersen
- Andersen Cardiodysrhythmic Periodic Paralysis
- Potassium-Sensitive Periodic Paralysis, Ventricular Ectopy, and Dysmorphic Features
- Andersen Tawil Syndrome
- Syndrome, Andersen Tawil
- Long QT Syndrome 7
- Periodic Paralysis, Potassium-Sensitive Cardiodysrhythmic Type
- Periodic Paralysis, Potassium Sensitive Cardiodysrhythmic Type
- Andersen-Tawil Syndrome
- Andersen Cardiodysrythmic Periodic Paralysis
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