Pediatric Congenital Atrioventricular Block Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 05, 2018
  • Author: Monesha Gupta, MD, MBBS, FAAP, FACC, FASE; Chief Editor: Syamasundar Rao Patnana, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to be considered in the differential diagnosis of congenital atrioventricular block (CAVB) include the following:

  • Heterotaxia

  • Atrioventricular septal defect

  • Cardiomyopathies

  • Metabolic disorders

  • Infections

  • Autoimmune diseases [15]

  • Acquired heart block (surgical)

Differential Diagnoses