Atrial dissociation in a middle aged patient: a case report.

  • Shokoufeh Hajsadeghi Department of Cardiology, Rasoul-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Saeed Oraii Department of Cardiology, Tehran Arrhythmia Center, Tehran, Iran.
  • Hassan Riahi Department of Cardiology, Rasoul-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Sayeyed Hashem Sezavar Department of Cardiology, Rasoul-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Amir Hossein Ghanooni Department of Cardiology, Rasoul-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Scott Reza Jafarian Kerman Department of Cardiology, Student Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Roghayeh Ahmahi Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Atrial Dissociation, Electrocardiographic study, Case report

Abstract

Atrial dissociation is characterized by different types of P waves captured in an electrocardiogram, usually seen in critically ill or post-cardiac transplantation patients. Our case demonstrates a 55-year-old man, presenting with chest pain (unstable angina) in the emergency department with transient double-P waves; representing the phenomenon. Our case did not have any of the suggested causes or any known cardiac problems; therefore, with ruling out other differential diagnosis, researches must be done to find another explanation, if repeated.

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Hajsadeghi S, Oraii S, Riahi H, Sezavar SH, Ghanooni AH, Jafarian Kerman SR, Ahmahi R. Atrial dissociation in a middle aged patient: a case report. Acta Med Iran. 52(8):641-643.
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