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Disease Commotio Cordis

Name Commotio Cordis
Synonyms Cardiac Concussion | Cardiac Concussions | Concussion, Cardiac | Concussions, Cardiac
Definition A sudden CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA (e.g., VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION) caused by a blunt, non-penetrating impact to the precordial region of chest wall. Commotio cordis often results in sudden death without prompt cardiopulmonary defibrillation.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D056104

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Commotio Cordis
2. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thoracic Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myocardial Contusions Commotio Cordis
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Wounds, Nonpenetrating Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Contusions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myocardial Contusions Commotio Cordis

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