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Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia

Disease definition

Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia is a rare type of ventricular tachycardia (VT) characterized by the presence of tachycardia originating from the ventricles, observed for more than 10% of a 24 hour monitoring period. Patients are either asymptomatic or present congestive heart failure.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: I47.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0340487
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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