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Familial atrial fibrillation

Disease definition

Familial atrial fibrillation is a rare, genetically heterogenous cardiac disease characterized by erratic activation of the atria with an irregular ventricular response, in various members of a single family. It may be asymptomatic or associated with palpitations, dyspnea and light-headedness. Concomitant rhythm disorders and cardiomyopathies are frequently reported.


Classification level: Disorder

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