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How common is sudden cardiac arrest in adolescents?
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In brief: It happens.
Blow to the chest, hypertrophy, lqts and marfan syndrome are all possible causes.

In brief: It happens.
Blow to the chest, hypertrophy, lqts and marfan syndrome are all possible causes.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Jennifer Diabo
It is not that common however. A thorough sports physical should be done prior to an adolescents playing sports!
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