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Indian Heart J. 2012 Sep-Oct;64(5):515-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2012.07.010. Epub 2012 Jul 27.

Symptomatic complete heart block leading to a diagnosis of Kearns-Sayre syndrome.

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  • 1Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India. aniketpuri@hotmail.com

Abstract

Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is a rare syndrome characterized by the triad of progressive external ophthalmoplegia, pigmentary retinopathy and cardiac conduction system disturbances; it is a mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with which usually presents before the patient reaches the age of 20. Here we present a case report of a patient with KSS who presented with symptomatic complete heart block.

Copyright © 2012 Cardiological Society of India. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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