Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome

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Background

  • Reentrant SVT due to James fibers (atriohisian bypass tract)

Clinical Features

  • Palpitations
    • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia more frequent in patients with LGL syndrome than with patients with normal PR intervals.

Differential Diagnosis

Palpitations

Evaluation

  • ECG
    • Short PR interval
    • Normal QRS
    • No delta wave
  • May appear closely to:
    • WPW
    • AV junctional rhythym

Management

Disposition

See Also

References

Authors:

Ross Donaldson