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Does wolf parkinson white syndrome cause fluid to build up in my daughter's legs?

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatric Cardiology 39 years experience
No: Wolff-parkinson-white (WPW) syndrome describes a condition where there are ECG abnormalities and a predisposition to a rapid heart rate known as supraventricular tachycardia (svt). In almost all patients, the heart function is normal. Very rarely a weak heart muscle is present in patients with WPW and they may have symptoms of heart failure. Even in this setting isolated leg swelling is not seen.
Dr. Bart Denys
Cardiology 39 years experience
WPW and Edema: By itself no... There has to be a different cause for that (elevated pulmonary pressure etc...) see you family doctor or cardiologist.

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Last updated Dec 8, 2014

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