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Incessant ventricular tachycardia due to multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas in an infant with Tuberous Sclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23438626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of incessant ventricular tachycardia managed successfully with medications. The transthoracic echocardiogram showed multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas involving ventricular free wall and outflow tracts. Computerized tomography of brain showed multiple subependymal tubers confirming Tuberous Sclerosis. The follow up assessment showed sinus rhythm and regressing cardiac rhabdomyomas.
Pallavi A Kathare; Kalyan S Muthuswamy; Jaishankar Sadasivan; Narasimhan Calumbar; Nageswara Rao Koneti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2013 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-26     Completed Date:  2013-12-17     Revised Date:  2014-01-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Cardiological Society of India. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis
Rhabdomyoma / complications*,  diagnosis
Tachycardia, Ventricular / drug therapy,  etiology*
Tuberous Sclerosis / complications*,  diagnosis

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