Andersen-Tawil syndrome

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Synonyms: Andersen syndrome | LQT7 | Long QT syndrome type 7

A rare disorder characterized by periodic muscle paralysis prolongation of the QT interval with a variety of ventricular arrhythmias (leading to predisposition to sudden cardiac death) and characteristic physical features: short stature scoliosis low-set ears hypertelorism broad nasal root micrognathia clinodactyly brachydactyly and syndactyly.

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Advocacy Organizations

Association Aux Pas du Coeur – Côte d’ivoire

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases in Ivory Coast. Our mission is to: Raise awareness and campaign to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession to be able to make a final diagnosis and ensure continuous monitoring of patients easily.

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

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