Pronunciation: ro-mahn'o ward
Definition: a prolonged QT interval in the electrocardiogram in children subject to attacks of unconsciousness that result from ventricular arrhythmias including ventricular fibrillation; autosomal dominant inheritance, with one form caused by mutation in the potassium channel gene (KVLQT1) on chromosome 11 p.
Synonym(s): Ward-Romano syndrome
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