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Commotio cordis

Commotio cordis: Introduction

Commotio cordis: Commotio cordis is a condition in which a blow to the chest causes an abnormal rhythm in the heartbeat. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Commotio cordis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Commotio cordis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Commotio cordis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Commotio cordis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Commotio cordis may include:

  • Call emergency services
  • Immediate quick cardiopulmonary resuscitation is required
  • Electrical defibrillation
  • The mandatory use of heavily padded special vests in front of the thorax is generally sufficient to prevent high energy impacts to the precordium
  • more treatments...»

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Detailed list of causes of Commotio cordis

The list below shows some of the causes of Commotio cordis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Commotio cordis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Commotio cordis. Of the 8 causes of Commotio cordis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Commotio cordis:

The following list of conditions have 'Commotio cordis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Commotio cordis:

Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Exercise symptoms (1392 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

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