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Dizziness and syncope in young people: keep yourmind open! Case report of the challenging differentiation between arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D) and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT).
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PMID:  24897975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A paradigmatic case of aborted sudden cardiac death (SCD) in a young man is discussed, mirroring the challenge of diagnosing the various conditions potentially underlying this dramatic condition. Based on the clinical characteristics of our case, presenting some overlapping clinical features common to both the diseases, the discussion will be focused on Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT) and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia (ARVC/D). Epidemiological, genetic, diagnostic and therapeutic aspect will be discussed.
Authors:
Ivan Comelli; Gianluca Gonzi; Gianluigi Mossini; Giuseppe Lippi; Tiziana Meschi; Loris Borghi; Gianfranco Cervellin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-05-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta bio-medica : Atenei Parmensis     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0392-4203     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Biomed     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101295064     Medline TA:  Acta Biomed     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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