Peripheral arterial embolism is, to our knowledge, a heretofore unreported complication of paroxysmal atrial tachycardia. Our observation of one such association is presented with a postulation regarding its pathogenesis. The patient also had unilateral facial paresis suggesting cardiac conduction anomaly as a previously unrecognized cardiac defect with this cardiofacial syndrome.
Mody G, Folger GM. Peripheral Arterial Embolism Following Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia. Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(4):520-522. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190426014