Commotio Cordis 
- Commotio cordis occurs when an ...
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Commotio Cordis 

- Commotio cordis occurs when an object strikes the chest over the heart. It can cause sudden death.

- Commotio cordis is most common in children 5-15 years old, and ventricular fibrillation is the most common underlying rhythm.

- The commotio cordis risk window is the upstroke of the T wave in the cardiac conduction cycle.

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/
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