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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-31

Twiddler's syndrome: Case report and literature review

Cardiosurgery Clinic, University Clinical Center Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Dr. Elnur Tahirovic
Cardiosurgery Clinic, University Clinical Center Sarajevo, Bolnicka 25, Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Twiddler's syndrome is a rare complication after pacemaker implantation usually caused by patient manipulation with generator. We describe a case of 70-year-old female patient with pacemaker who was admitted to the neurological clinic with syncope and suspicion for neurological disease. After neurological diagnostic tests that were negative and consultation with a cardiologist, Twiddler's syndrome was diagnosed.

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