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Recurrent blackouts in a 36-year-old woman
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    Please don't forget the family

    Dear Editor

    The learning points that Luther and colleagues have raised from this case are well made. 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 cardiac conditions such as long QT syndromes; it may delay appropriate asse...

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