Acta Medica Iranica 2014. 52(8):641-643.

Atrial dissociation in a middle aged patient: a case report.
Shokoufeh Hajsadeghi, Saeed Oraii, Hassan Riahi, Sayeyed Hashem Sezavar, Amir Hossein Ghanooni, Scott Reza Jafarian Kerman, Roghayeh Ahmahi

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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Atrial Dissociation; Electrocardiographic study; Case report

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