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Ventricular pre-excitation producing resolution of complete atrioventricular block
  1. C Wren
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, UK
  1. Dr Wren

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Coexistence of atrioventricular block and ventricular pre-excitation is rare. Most reported cases have been associated with structural heart disease and in many patients the atrioventricular (AV) block was incomplete.1-4

A 2 year old boy was referred for evaluation after a routine examination by his general practitioner had detected a slow pulse and a murmur. He was asymptomatic with normal growth and development. On examination he had a regular bradycardia of 65 beats/min and …

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