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Atrial standstill

Disease definition

Atrial standstill is a rare cardiac rhythm disease with a few familial and sporadic cases described to date that is characterized by a transient or permanent absence of electrical and mechanical atrial activity. Electrocardiographic findings include bradycardia, ectopic supraventricular rhythms, lack of atrial excitability and absent P waves.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Atrial cardiomyopathy with heart block
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: I45.5
  • OMIM: 108770  615745
  • UMLS: C0541782  C1838539
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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