Phaeochromocytoma [top]

  • Episodic
  • Anxiety
  • Sweating
  • Hypertension
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rare
  • Episodes of Sweating, Palpitations, Tachycardia
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Headache
  • Hypertension

Hyperthyroidism [top]

  • Weight loss
  • Fine tremor, palpitations
  • Recurrent diarrhoea
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Increased sweating
  • Goitre

Atrial fibrillation [top]

  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Sudden onset
  • Irregular rhythm
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath

Episodic heart block [top]

  • Palpitations
  • Bradycardia
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Missed beats

Ventricular ectopics [top]

  • Regular rate with superimposed beats
  • Ectopic wide complexes on ECG

Sinus tachycardia [top]

  • Tachycardia
  • Palpitations
  • Associated anxiety / sepsis / fever

Supraventricular tachycardia [top]

  • Palpitations
  • Sudden onset
  • Tachycardia
  • Shortness of breath
  • Central chest pain

Thyrotoxicosis [top]

  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Anxiety
  • Weight loss
  • Diarrhoea

Acute valvular rupture [top]

  • Endocarditis
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Recent cardiac surgery