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Red bulletin: caffeine-induced malignant ventricular arrhythmia in a young patient with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
  1. Nikhil Pal,
  2. David McEneaney
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nikhil Pal; doctornikhilpal{at}

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A 16-year-old male patient was referred following a syncopal episode and reported palpitations while playing sports. Echocardiogram revealed normal left-ventricular dimensions and function but an enlarged right ventricle with dyskinetic segments. Cardiac MRI confirmed these findings. At electrophysiological study, long runs of self-terminating atrial and ventricular tachycardia were inducible from the right-ventricular upper lateral …

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