DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome [DOID:0050451]

The Brugada syndrome is a genetic disease that is characterised by abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) findings and an increased risk of sudden cardiac death. It is named by the Spanish cardiologists Pedro Brugada and Josep Brugada. It is the major cause of Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS), and is the most common cause of sudden death in young men without known underlying cardiac disease in Thailand and Laos.

Synonyms:  Brugada syndrome,  Brugada disease,  Brugada disorder,  DOID:0050451

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