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Familial atrial fibrillation

Familial atrial fibrillation: Introduction

Familial atrial fibrillation: A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial atrial fibrillation is available below.

Symptoms of Familial atrial fibrillation

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Familial atrial fibrillation?

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Familial atrial fibrillation: Complications

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Causes of Familial atrial fibrillation

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Disease Topics Related To Familial atrial fibrillation

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Familial atrial fibrillation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial atrial fibrillation

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is more »

Familial atrial fibrillation: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Familial atrial fibrillation

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Familial atrial fibrillation: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Familial atrial fibrillation

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Familial atrial fibrillation: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Familial atrial fibrillation:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Familial atrial fibrillation as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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