What signs and symptoms of atrial flutter (AFL)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Signs and symptoms in patients with atrial flutter typically reflect decreased cardiac output as a result of the rapid ventricular rate. Typical symptoms include the following:

  • Palpitations

  • Fatigue or poor exercise tolerance

  • Mild dyspnea

  • Presyncope

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