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Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: A case report [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1995; 23(4): 295-298

Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: A case report

Çetin AYDIN1, Mustafa TAHTASIZ1, Serdar BAYATA1, Nursen POSTACI1, Murat YEŞİL1

A case of Kearns-Sayre syndrome, a mitochondrial myopathy characterised by bilateral ptosis, chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, abnormal retinal pigmentation and cardiac conduction defects, was reported. The 22-year-old female patient was admitted to the hospital because of syncopal attack due to a highdegree AV block. Kearns-Sayre syndrome was diagnosed in her by clinical and laboratory examination. A permanent VVI pacemaker was implanted to the patient.

Keywords: Kearns-Sayre syndrome, AV conduction disorders

How to cite this article
Çetin AYDIN, Mustafa TAHTASIZ, Serdar BAYATA, Nursen POSTACI, Murat YEŞİL. Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: A case report. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1995; 23(4): 295-298
Manuscript Language: Turkish

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