- Differential Diagnosis
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Possible Causes For Ventricular, paroxysmal tachycardia - Causes
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- 14 possible causes found
- Congenital, Developmental Disorders
- Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
- Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
- Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
- Brugada syndrome/Hereditary VT/VF
- Hereditary MVP (Flail Mitral valve)
- Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
- Myocardial infarction, acute
- Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
- Ventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal
- Ventricular tachycardia-Arrest
- Ventricular ectopic beats
- Ventricular tachycardia
- Reference to Organ System
- Cardiomyopathy, dilated
- Drug induced Ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation
- Digoxin (Lanoxin) Administration/Toxicity
- Quinidine (Quinaglute/Cardioquin) Administration/Toxicity
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Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia is sudden rapid ventricular pacing that occurs due to a number of factors. This may happen when there is pronounced hypoxic conditions resulting into poor heart oxygenation. Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia also popularly called Ventricular Tachycardia is abbreviated as VT. VT is a serious condition that requires urgent intervention. The ventricles contract at a rate that may range anywhere between 125 to 250 and this will compromise an already sick heart.
It can and will lead to fibrillation and death if untreated or does not spontaneously resolve .
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- NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)