TITLE

Case report: catecholamine-induced arrhythmia in children

AUTHOR(S)
Lowe, David; Hendry, Scott; McLeod, Karen
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Emergency Medicine Journal;Nov213, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors report a case of a 10-year-old boy who presented to the emergency department following an episode of syncope. While on telemetry, the child was found to have runs biventricular tachycardia. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia was diagnosed, and the case report discusses this rare but important diagnosis that should be considered in children presenting with syncope.
ACCESSION #
91670199

 

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