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Ventricular tachycardia an atypical presentation of Ebstein's disease.
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PMID:  25491218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Ebstein's anomaly (EA) is a rare congenital malformation, characterized by an apical displacement and dysplasia of the septal leaflet of the tricuspid valve with a right ventricular atrialization compromising its function. This malformation includes electrical conduction abnormalities, and very rarely ventricular arrhythmias. We report the case of a 22-year-old male, presenting with dizziness and palpitations. The electrocardiogram showed a sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (SMVT). The presentation of the disease with ventricular tachycardia associated with hemodynamic instability is extremely rare. We placed a surgical implantable cardiac defibrillator when the diagnosis of EA, SMVT, and right ventricular systolic impairment was confirmed. 
Gabriel E Baztarrica; Gastón G Sereno; Sebastían A Villecco; Rafael Porcile
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2014 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1510-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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