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Heart-hand syndrome, Slovenian type

Disease definition

Heart-hand syndrome of Slovenian type is a rare autosomal dominant form of heart-hand syndrome (see this term), first described in members of a Slovenian family, that is characterized by adult onset, progressive cardiac conduction disease, tachyarrhythmias that can lead to sudden death, dilated cardiomyopathy and brachydactyly, with the hands less severely affected than the feet. Muscle weakness and/or myopathic electromyographic findings have been observed in some cases.

ORPHA:168796

  • Synonym(s):
    • Atriodigital dysplasia, Slovenian type
    • Cardiac conduction disease-dilated cardiomyopathy-brachydactyly syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: Q87.2
  • OMIM: 610140
  • UMLS: C1857829
  • MeSH: C535852
  • GARD: 9846
  • MedDRA: -

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