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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
MeSH® ID D056104

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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

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