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Vol. 49. Issue 181.
Pages 3-4 (January - March 2014)
Vol. 49. Issue 181.
Pages 3-4 (January - March 2014)
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Low atrial rhythm
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Bernat de Pablo Márqueza,
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bernatdepablo@gmail.com

Autor para correspondencia. bernatdepablo@gmail.com
, Josep Salvador Sáncheza, Teresa Oliveras Vilàb, Casilda García Lópezc, Idoia Patricia Grange Sobea
a Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona, España
b Escuela Profesional de Medicina de la Educación Física y el Deporte, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, España
c Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, España
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We present the incidental finding of an electrocardiographic alteration, compatible with low atrial rhythm, during the physical examination for a sport aptitude certificate in a 9 years-old boy. The low atrial rhythm is an ectopic rhythm that can be found in pediatric patients and athletes. It's considered as a variation of normality, but it is important to have a correct diagnostic to differentiate it from potentially serious pathologies.

Keywords:
Sports medicine
Cardiology
Pediatrics
Electrocardiography
Low atrial rhythm
Apunts Sports Medicine

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