Twiddler Syndrome: Rare Cause of Definitive Pacemaker Dysfunction

Davide Moreira, Luís Ferreira dos Santos, António Costa, Luís Nunes, Jorge Oliveira Santos


The authors present a case of Twiddler’s syndrome, a rare complication after pacemaker implantation, first described in 1968. The article is complemented by an approach to the etiology and manifestations of this entity.

Keywords: Twiddler Syndrome; Pacemaker, Artificial/adverse effects; Equipment Failure.

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