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An adjuvant therapy in cervical necrotising fasciitis: hyperbaric oxygen treatment

Nuray Ensari, Ozer Erdem Gur, Mehmet Turker Ozturk, Irem Tezer, Oguzhan Ilden, Mustafa Deniz Yilmaz


Kearn sayre syndrome (KSS) is a rare disease with a typical onset before 20 years and characterized by triad of chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, retinitis pigmentosa and progressive cardiac conduction abnormalities. The most important prognostic factor in KSS patients is the involvement of heart characterized by progressive degeneration of the conduction system. In patients with KSS, early diagnosis of cardiac involvement is very important because complete atrioventricular (AV) block may develop and it can be cause of sudden cardiac death. Herein we report a patient with KSS who presented with syncope due to complete AV block.

Key words: Kearn sayre syndrome, atrioventricular block

Med-Science. 2016; 5(4): 1013-5

Medicine Science Vol:5 Issue:4 Year:2016 PP:919-1084
Posted in Vol: 5 Issue: 4 Year: 2016 December pp: 919-1084

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