Pédiatrie et thérapeutique

Pédiatrie et thérapeutique
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ISSN: 2161-0665


Carvajal Syndrome-A Rare Variant of Naxos Disease in Two Saudi Siblings

Yusuf Parvez *,Abdul Aziz Al-Hassan

Naxos disease is a recessively inherited condition characterised by woolly hair, palmoplantar keratosis
and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). A rare syndrome with similar clinical picture and predominantly involving left ventricle has been termed as Carvajal Syndrome. We report two cases of a Saudi family admitted in our PICU.