Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

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Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

Synonyms: Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia induced by catecholamine | CPVT | Malignant paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia | Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia induced by catecholamines

A rare severe genetic arrhythmogenic disorder of the structurally normal heart characterized by catecholamine-induced ventricular tachycardia (VT) manifesting as syncope and sudden death in young individuals.

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