Disease Information for Wenckebach/Mobitz I heart block

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Skipped beats
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged PR Interval (ECG)
EKG/Varied PR interval/dropped beats (ECG)
EKG/Conduction defect findings (ECG)
EKG/Sinus pause (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Brady-arrhythmia
Bradyarrhythmias
Cardiac conduction defects
Heart block, complete
Heart block, Mobitz type II
Wenckebach/Mobitz I heart block
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Conduction system/cardiac disorder (ex)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Adenosine (Adenocard)
RX/Beta-blocker
RX/Diltiazem (Cardizem)
Definition

An EKG diagnosis;more benign Second degree heart block or Mobitz type I; can be a harbinger of complete heart block in clinical setting; may also be benign; pattern is typically increasing pr interval with each beat the dropped beat and returning to crescendo cycle again; treatment is pacemaker if unstable

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