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Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease:
An examination shows a rapid heartbeat of 100 to 180 beats per minute. Blood pressure is normal or low. There may be signs of poor circulation.
Tests to diagnose MAT include:
Heart monitors are used to record the rapid heartbeat. These include:
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