What are common causes of sinus tachycardia in children?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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Treat the underlying cause(s). Common causes of sinus tachycardia include hypovolemia, sepsis, fever, pain, hypoxia, and anemia. The history and physical examination can provide important information for narrowing the differential diagnosis.


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