Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome - EKG Reference

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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome EKG tracing

Key Features

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome EKG Reference

Definition of Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome can occur when there extra electrical pathway between the atria ventricles. This causes tachycardia. Wolf Parkinson White syndrome can occur at any age but is usually diagnosed in younger patients.


  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath

Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome Electrophysiology

The second pathway that is present with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome does not slow the electrical impulse as does the AV node.