A young woman affected by Turner syndrome undergoes periodic cardiac monitoring. Her last ECG documented QT prolongation. QT prolongation is reported in patients with Turner syndrome. This electrophysiological abnor-mality is probably due to an intrinsic defect in the regula-tion of the cardiovascular system. Although a long QT is more likely to be found in these patients, no severe life-threatening tachyarrhythmias have been described so far. Paediatricians should reassure Turner patients about the prognosis of this electrophysiological abnormality while recommending the cardiologic follow up.
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