Marked First-Degree Atrioventricular Block and Pseudo-Pacemaker Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient
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We describe a 17-year-old female who presented with 3 weeks of abdominal pain, exercise intolerance, and an episode of altered mental status found to have marked first-degree atrioventricular block. Exercise stress test and cardiac catheterization demonstrated pseudo-pacemaker syndrome, and a permanent pacemaker was placed. Following placement, she has resolution of symptoms and markedly improved exercise tolerance.
KeywordsHeart block Pseudo-pacemaker Pediatric Pacemaker
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