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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi i was wondering what gene is Long QT syndrome in
Doctor :   are you mentioning about the ECG ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   it indicates increased of irregular heart beats
User :   i was also wondering some External and Internal things about Long QT syndrome
Doctor :   due to electrical disturbances in the heart impulse conducting system
Doctor :   ok, pt may present with fainting , palpitations and sometimes even sudden death ?
Doctor :   .
User :   ya and what chromosome is Long QT syndrome located in
Doctor :   its autosomal recessive involving
Doctor :   KCNQ1 gene
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