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how can sudden cardiac death work in teenagers?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sudden death: Hopefully it doesn't, usually there is a congenital abnormality which triggers a fatal rhythm. Abnormal coronary arteries and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are common ones but there are others.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013

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