Diagnosis of epilepsy using an implantable loop recorder in a child with long-QT syndrome type 3


Kazuhiro Takahashi, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Okinawa Children's Medical Center, 118-1 Arakawa, Haebaru-cho, Okinawa 901-1193, Japan. Email: bigkaz@mua.biglobe.ne.jp


We describe a case of a 10-year-old girl with genetically confirmed LQTS type 3 developed recurrent episodes of loss of consciousness due to epilepsy that was diagnosed by using an implantable loop recorder (ILR).