Other Names for this Disease
- WPW syndrome
- Ventricular familial preexcitation syndrome
- Auriculoventricular accessory pathway syndrome
- False bundle branch block syndrome
- Anomalous ventricular excitation syndrome
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Up to 12% of individuals with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome have Ebstein's anomaly. This anomaly occurs when the tricuspid valve of the heart is abnormally shaped. Ebstein's anomaly is present from birth.    
Last updated: 11/4/2010
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