DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for congenital heart block

Congenital heart block [DOID:990]

A heart block is a disease in the electrical system of the heart. This is opposed to coronary artery disease, which is disease of the blood vessels of the heart. While coronary artery disease can cause angina (chest pain) or myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart block can cause lightheadedness, syncope (fainting), and palpitations.

Synonyms:  congenital heart block,  DOID:990,  atrioventricular block

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2 #3 #4