Hiccups Are a Rare Symptom of Supraventricular Tachycardia: Case Report

Document Type : Case Report


1 Lorestan University of Medical Sciences. Khorramabad, IR Iran.

2 Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Rahimi Hospital, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran.


Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is one of the most common arrhythmias, and it occurs in the general population with a good prognosis. PSVT occurs in all age groups, with an incidence rate of approximately 1–3 cases per 1000 persons. We describe a patient presenting with PSVT and a complaint of hiccups.


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