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Serdar Bozyel, Tolga Aksu, Tumer Erdem Guler, Kazım Serhan Ozcan, Mujdat Aktas. Pectoral muscular twitching: a rare manifestation of spontaneous twiddler syndrome. J Geriatr Cardiol 2017; 14(8): 531-532. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2017.08.007
Citation: Serdar Bozyel, Tolga Aksu, Tumer Erdem Guler, Kazım Serhan Ozcan, Mujdat Aktas. Pectoral muscular twitching: a rare manifestation of spontaneous twiddler syndrome. J Geriatr Cardiol 2017; 14(8): 531-532. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2017.08.007

Pectoral muscular twitching: a rare manifestation of spontaneous twiddler syndrome

doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2017.08.007
  • Received Date: 2017-07-16
  • Rev Recd Date: 2017-07-16
  • Publish Date: 2017-08-28
  • The twiddler syndrome is an uncommon cause of pacemaker malfunction, in which twisting or rotating of the device in its pocket results in lead retraction or coiling and subsequent malfunction of an implanted devices such as a pacemaker, an implantable cardioverter– de?brillator (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)[1,2] This report describes a rare case of twiddler syndrome after implantation of a ICD that manifested with pectoral muscular twitching.
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