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Causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

Causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome is caused by an additional electrical pathway through the heart that creates a very rapid heart rate. While the cause of this additional pathway is largely unknown, a small number of cases are due to a genetic mutation in the PRKAG2 gene.

Causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome:

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome may be found in:


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