Medical Definition of Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

1. Bouts of rapid, regular heart beating originating in the atrium (upper chamber of the heart). Due to abnormalities in the av node relay station that lead to rapid firing of electrical impulses from the atrium which bypass the av node under certain conditions. These conditions include alcohol excess, stress, caffeine, overactive thyroid or excessive thyroid hormone intake, and certain drugs. Pat is an example of an arrhythmia where the abnormality is in the electrical system of the heart, while the heart muscle and valves may be normal. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia

parotoids
parous
parousia
parousias
parovaria
parovarian
parovarian cyst
parovariotomy
parovaritis
parovarium
paroxetime
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paroxypropione
paroxysm
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paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (current term)
paroxysmal cerebral dysrhythmia
paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea
paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
paroxysmal sleep
paroxysmal tachycardia
paroxysmal trepidant abasia
paroxysmally
paroxysms
paroxytone
paroxytones
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