Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Daniel M Beyerbach, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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In their 1952 manuscript, Lown, Ganong, and Levine reported 70.9% of their 34 cases to have occurred in women. [4]  However, more recent data indicate no particular sex or ethnicity-related predominance. [1]

The average age of onset of tachycardia in LGL is 33.5 years. [4]


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