Supraventricular tachycardia due to blunt chest trauma in an adolescent.

  title={Supraventricular tachycardia due to blunt chest trauma in an adolescent.},
  author={Hayrullah Alp and Tamer Baysal and Sevim Karaarslan},
  journal={Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES},
  volume={20 3},
Blunt chest trauma and its associated complications represent a rare cause of cardiac arrest in a healthy child, although an increasing number of these events have been reported. Victims are most often diagnosed in ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia. However, cardiac conduction abnormalities are also reported. In this report, a healthy adolescent with supraventricular tachycardia associated with blunt chest trauma due to a football is presented. This is the first report in the literature… CONTINUE READING

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