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944 Possible Causes for Cardiac Conduction Abnormalities

  • MELAS Syndrome

    Palpitations and shortness of breath may be present in some patients with MELAS secondary to cardiac conduction abnormalities such as Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.[markalewis.com] Another cause of high mortality is the less common feature of cardiac involvement, which can include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, hypertension, and conduction abnormalities[emedicine.medscape.com] Causes can be a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and conduction abnormalities, such as atrioventricular blocks or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.[markalewis.com]

  • Traumatic Heart Rupture

    Patients with conduction abnormalities or arrhythmias require cardiac monitoring. Click here for Patient Education[merckmanuals.com] conduction problems, or an abnormality in the transmission of the electrical impulses that control the heartbeat congestive heart failure, a condition in which the heart's[medicineonline.com] Some patients develop conduction abnormalities and/or arrhythmias.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Cardiac Metastasis

    Thus, cardiac metastasis should be considered in a patient with SCC who develops new cardiovascular symptoms or conduction abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They can compress or invade the cardiac conduction system, causing arrhythmias and sudden death.[msdmanuals.com] Sometimes they may cause symptoms related to compression, arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities [ 2 ] .[wikiecho.org]

  • Taxus Poisoning

    Taxus baccata is a widely distributed yew often associated with cases of fatal intoxication, which is related to the high amounts of cardiotoxic alkaloids, taxine A and taxine B, contained in its leaves. In this paper, a case of Taxus fatal poisoning, hypothesized by the forensic autopsy, has been confirmed by the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    BMC Res Notes. 2018 Apr 3;11(1):221. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3341-6. Author information 1 Buea Regional Hospital, Buea, South West Region, Cameroon. cnkoke@yahoo.com. 2 Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon. cnkoke@yahoo.com. 3 Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Hypereosinophilic syndrome is defined as persistent eosinophilia ( 1500/µL for more than six months) associated with organ involvement, excluding secondary causes. It is a rare, potentially lethal disease that should be considered in cutaneous conditions associated with hypereosinophilia. We report a case of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Conduction Disorder of the Heart

    […] complex Aberrantly conducted complex (disorder) Abnormal cardiac conduction Abnormal cardiac conduction (finding) Abnormal cardiac conduction, NOS Arrhythmia Atrial paroxysmal[medicbind.com] conduction abnormalities and arrhythmias.[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com] Some forms of cardiac conduction abnormalities occur in patients with disturbed function of the left [cardiac] ventricle and require implantation of special types of pacemakers[acibademcityclinic.bg]

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

    Neuromuscular and cardiac conduction abnormalities are most commonly involved in these patients, which may have subtle presenting signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is a rare mitochondrial myopathy and often involves cardiac conduction abnormality and muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Several other features are frequently encountered, one of the most common being cardiac conduction abnormalities - left anterior fascicular block (with or without right bundle[symptoma.com]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

    Phenytoin: does it reverse tricyclic-antidepressant-induced cardiac conduction abnormalities? Ann Emerg Med 1986; 15: 876–80 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 64.[doi.org] Reversal of tricyclic-antidepressant-induced cardiac conduction abnormalities by phenytoin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reversal of tricyclic-antidepressant-induced cardiac conduction abnormalities by phenytoin. Ann Emerg Med 1981; 10: 82–6 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 62. Cantrill S.[doi.org]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Electrocardiogram (EKG) - for evaluation for arrhythmias, abnormal cardiac conduction associated with associated electrolyte abnormalities (especially hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia[clinicaladvisor.com]

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