Andersen-tawil syndrome

Overview

What is Andersen-Tawil Syndrome?

Andersen-Tawil Syndrome is a genetic condition that causes periods of muscle weakness (periodic paralysis), changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmia), and intellectual and developmental abnormalities. Other features can include low-set ears, widely spaced eyes, small mandible, fifth-digit clinodactyly, syndactyly, short stature, and scoliosis.

Speak to a genetic counselor or a medical geneticist if you have questions about Andersen-Tawil syndrome.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/andersen-tawil-syndrome-8364/overview/9843 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-14

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