lone atrial fibrillation


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lone atrial fibrillation

Cardiology A Fib in a Pt < age 60, in absence an underlying pathology–eg, DM, CHD, HTN. See Atrial fibrillation.

lone atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation that is not caused by or associated with underlying disease of the heart muscle, heart valves, coronary arteries, pulmonary circulation, or thyroid gland. Prognosis seems better for this type of atrial fibrillation than for that which results from anatomical or metabolic abnormalities.
See also: fibrillation
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