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Heart block: is a disease in the electrical system of the heart. See detailed information below for a list of 67 causes of Heart block, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Heart block is a condition in which the electrical signal cannot travel normally down the special pathways to the ventricles. For example, the signal from the atria to the ventricle may be (1) delayed, but each one conducted; (2) delayed with only some getting through; or (3) completely interrupted. If there is no conduction, the beat generally originates from the ventricles and is very slow. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)
Heart block is a condition in which the electrical signal cannot travel normally down the... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)
Impairment of conduction in heart excitation. It is often applied specifically to atrioventricular heart block. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Impairment of conduction in heart excitation; often applied specifically to atrioventricular heart block.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Heart block mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Heart block' 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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Symptoms related to Heart block:
Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Myocardial infarction (38 causes), MI, Angina (41 causes), Myocardial ischemia (1 cause), Coronary artery disease (106 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Angioplasty, Angiography
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