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Vol. 10 - Num. 40

Clinical Reviews

Clinical cases in Cardiology (n.º 2): a 12 years old girl with palpitations

Javier Pérez-Lescure Picarzoa, David Crespo Marcosb

aUnidad de Cardiología Infantil. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Alcorcón. Madrid. España.
bCardiología Infantil. Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Alcorcón. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: J Pérez-Lescure. E-mail: jplescure@fhalcorcon.es

Reference of this article: Pérez-Lescure Picarzo J, Crespo Marcos D. Clinical cases in Cardiology (n.º 2): a 12 years old girl with palpitations. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2008;10:649-52.

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Abstract

We continue the series of clinical cases in Pediatric Cardiology checking frequent reasons for consultation in the pediatric offices of Primary Care, and presenting them in a brief and practical way. In this paper we present the case of a 12 years old girl that suffers palpitations. The way clinical and electrocardiography findings guide the diagnosis of this patient is discussed.

Keywords

Cardiac arrhythmias Cardiology Palpitations Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

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