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Please don't forget the family
  1. David Pitcher1,2
  1. 1Inherited Cardiac Conditions Clinic, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2Resuscitation Council (UK), London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr David Pitcher, Inherited Cardiac Conditions Clinic, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, B15 2TH, Birmingham, UK; davidpitcher{at}btinternet.com

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Dear Editor,

The learning points that Luther and colleagues have raised from this case are well made.1 Brief limb-jerking is not uncommon during syncope, and such ‘convulsive syncope’ may lead to an incorrect diagnosis of epilepsy and/or unnecessary referral to a neurology service. This misdiagnosis is not uncommon in people with inherited …

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