paroxysmal tachycardia


: tachycardia that begins and ends abruptly and that is initiated by a premature supraventricular beat originating in the atrium or in the atrioventricular node or bundle of His or by a premature ventricular beat

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“Paroxysmal tachycardia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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