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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-49

Carvajal syndrome: A variant of Naxos disease in two Saudi siblings

1 Al-Jahra Hospital, Kuwait
2 Domat-Al Jandal Hospital, Al-Jouf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Yusuf Parvez
Dubai Hospital, P.O. Box 7272, Dubai, UAE

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DOI: 10.4103/2348-0149.123964

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Naxos disease is a recessively inherited condition characterized by woolly hair, palmoplantar keratosis and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. A variant of this predominantly involving left ventricle has been termed as Carvajal Syndrome. We report two cases in a Saudi family admitted in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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