paroxysmal tachycardia

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par·ox·ys·mal tach·y·car·di·a

n. taquicardia paroxística, episodios de palpitaciones que comienzan y terminan abruptamente, pero también pueden durar horas y a veces varios días y pueden ser recurrentes.
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Flecainide is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation/flutter, and sustained ventricular tachycardia.
A case report by Chun and Godfrey showed right atrium dilation with diffuse atrial hemorrhage, interstitial edema, and vascular congestion without surrounding myocardial fibers and conduction system involvement in a 19-year-old soldier who died from epidemic (Korean) hemorrhagic fever, sinus tachycardia, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, and congestive heart failure (8).