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Delayed diagnosed atypical case of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Ahmet Z Burakgazi
Neurology International 2019 June 18, 11 (2): 8180
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Andersen-Tawil syndrome (ATS) is characterized by a triad of periodic paralysis, cardiac arrhythmias and distinctive dysmorphic features. Due to its rarity and high degree of clinical and phenotypic variability, a diagnosis of ATS can be very perplexing and challenging. Herein, an atypical case of ATS with a complicated presentation that caused an approximately 11-year delay in diagnosis is reported. The patient made a full recovery with acetazolamide after the diagnosis. The case and its management are presented with an updated literature review.

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