Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 184–186 | Cite as

Transient third-degree atrioventricular block in a 4-year-old child with familial dysautonomia

  • Monika Rutkowski
  • Felicia B. Axelrod
  • Delores Danilowicz
Case Reports


The case of a transient third degree atrioventricular block in a 4-year-old patient with familial dysautonomia is reported. A review of the literature follows with analysis of the significance of arrhythmias in the natural history of the patient with familial dysautonomia.

Key Words

Familial dysautonomia Transient third degree atrioventricular block 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Rutkowski
    • 1
  • Felicia B. Axelrod
    • 1
  • Delores Danilowicz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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