Frequent ventricular ectopics in a healthy adult woman – is it associated with sudden cardiac death?
History. Puan N, a 45 year-old housewife, presented to herfamily doctor with the complaint of palpitation for two days.She described it as occasional rapid beating in her chest whichoccurred for a few seconds, about 10 times a day. She wasotherwise well; there was no fever, breathlessness or chestpain.
Physical examination. Blood pressure 110/70 mmHg. Pulse64/min with irregular beats. Heart: dual rhythm (with irregularitynoted), no murmur. Lungs: clear. No other physical findings. (copied from article)
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