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Long QT Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Long QT Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.565
C14.280.123.625
C16.131.240.400.715
C23.550.073.547
Unique ID
D008133
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008133
Scope Note
A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged
NLM Classification #
WG 330.5.L6
Previous Indexing
Arrhythmia (1966-1985)
Tachycardia (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see ARRHYTHMIA 1986-1990
History Note
1991(1986); use ARRHYTHMIA 1986-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/03/11
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Long QT Syndrome Preferred
Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged Related
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