Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome

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Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome
Classification and external resources
A characteristic delta wave seen in a person with Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome. Note the short PR interval.
ICD-10 I45.6
ICD-9 426.7
OMIM 194200
DiseasesDB 14186
MedlinePlus 000151
eMedicine emerg/644 med/2417
MeSH C14.280.067.780.977

Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome is a condition involving the human heart. WPW is caused by the presence of an abnormal pathway between the atria and the ventricles.

Sudden cardiac death in people with WPW is rare.[1] Some people may experience low blood pressure with WPW.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The natural history". American Heart Journal. http://www.ahjonline.com/article/S0002-8703%2801%2918940-4/abstract. Retrieved January 12, 2015.