Which medical conditions are associated with 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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In addition, the following conditions are also associated with atrial flutter:

  • Hypoxia
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Diabetes
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Obesity
  • Myotonic dystrophy in childhood (rare) [1]

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