Case report: catecholamine-induced arrhythmia in children

Lowe, David; Hendry, Scott; McLeod, Karen
November 2013
Emergency Medicine Journal;Nov213, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p951
Academic Journal
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.


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