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Does Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome cause seizures?

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Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Not directly

Wpw is a heart condition associated with cardiac arrhythmia.
The classic arrhythmia is supraventricular tachycardia. More serious rhythm problems can also occur and there is an increased risk of sudden death. During arrhythmia, cardiac output can drop, and some people have seizures during times of low cardiac output from arrhythmia.

In brief: Not directly

Wpw is a heart condition associated with cardiac arrhythmia.
The classic arrhythmia is supraventricular tachycardia. More serious rhythm problems can also occur and there is an increased risk of sudden death. During arrhythmia, cardiac output can drop, and some people have seizures during times of low cardiac output from arrhythmia.
Dr. Steven Neish
Dr. Steven Neish
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Dr. Dawn Eliashiv
Neurology

In brief: Syncope and seizure

If the heart rhythm abnormalities causes fainting it may look like a seizure some syncopal episodes have a few jerks that may look like a seizure.

In brief: Syncope and seizure

If the heart rhythm abnormalities causes fainting it may look like a seizure some syncopal episodes have a few jerks that may look like a seizure.
Dr. Dawn Eliashiv
Dr. Dawn Eliashiv
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