Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation

We present here a 45-year-old male with no past medical problem who presented with palpitations. He was found to have supraventricular tachycardia intractable to medical therapy. Later his rhythm converted to junctional tachycardia. Further workup revealed hemochromatosis to be primary etiology caus...

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Main Authors: Ali Ghani, Irfan Ahsan, Charles Gottleib
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: MDPI AG 2017-08-01
Series:Clinics and Practice
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Online Access:https://www.clinicsandpractice.org/index.php/cp/article/view/979
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spelling doaj-3f3be771999c4f7fbcd7facd9c4104c32021-04-02T18:15:30ZengMDPI AGClinics and Practice2039-72752039-72832017-08-017310.4081/cp.2017.979401Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentationAli Ghani0Irfan Ahsan1Charles Gottleib2Department of Internal Medicine, Abington Jefferson Health System, Abington, PADepartment of Internal Medicine, Abington Jefferson Health System, Abington, PADepartment of Cardiology, Abington Jefferson Health, Abington, PAWe present here a 45-year-old male with no past medical problem who presented with palpitations. He was found to have supraventricular tachycardia intractable to medical therapy. Later his rhythm converted to junctional tachycardia. Further workup revealed hemochromatosis to be primary etiology causing the arrhythmia. The low index of suspicion for additional workup is key to diagnosis and successful outcome.https://www.clinicsandpractice.org/index.php/cp/article/view/979Supraventricular tachycardiaatrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardiaatrioventricular reciprocating.
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author Ali Ghani
Irfan Ahsan
Charles Gottleib
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Irfan Ahsan
Charles Gottleib
Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
Clinics and Practice
Supraventricular tachycardia
atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
atrioventricular reciprocating.
author_facet Ali Ghani
Irfan Ahsan
Charles Gottleib
author_sort Ali Ghani
title Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
title_short Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
title_full Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
title_fullStr Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
title_full_unstemmed Hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
title_sort hemochromatosis as junctional tachycardia, a rare presentation
publisher MDPI AG
series Clinics and Practice
issn 2039-7275
2039-7283
publishDate 2017-08-01
description We present here a 45-year-old male with no past medical problem who presented with palpitations. He was found to have supraventricular tachycardia intractable to medical therapy. Later his rhythm converted to junctional tachycardia. Further workup revealed hemochromatosis to be primary etiology causing the arrhythmia. The low index of suspicion for additional workup is key to diagnosis and successful outcome.
topic Supraventricular tachycardia
atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
atrioventricular reciprocating.
url https://www.clinicsandpractice.org/index.php/cp/article/view/979
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