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Ophthalmic manifestations suggesting Kearns--Sayre Syndrome among young adults with cardiac conduction defects (RCD code: III-1A.5a)
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases
Kearns-Sayre Syndrome is a multisystemic mitochondrial cytopathy characterized by specific ophthalmic signs, cardiac conduction disturbances with endocrine, musculoskeletal and central nervous system involvement. As a highly heterogeneous condition, establishing an accurate diagnosis of this disorder can often be seriously delayed. It usually occurs before the age of 20 with ocular symptoms at first. Cardiac manifestations include progressive degeneration of the conduction tissue, leading todoi:10.20418/jrcd.vol3no1.257 fatcat:ft26xuecjbaa3fvedd4l5mzgmu