How are you? If you are referring to Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, or WPW syndrome, this condition occurs with the presence of an extra, abnormal electrical pathway in the heart and can lead to periods of a very fast heartbeat. This is present at birth and may include people of all ages. The cause of a small percentage of cases is due to an abnormal gene or gene mutation. It is also associated with some forms of congenital heart disease, such as Ebstein's anomaly. this link may help: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/wolff-parkinson-white-syndrome/DS00923/DSECTION=causes
Hope this helps. Take care and best regards.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.