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Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography |

Life-Threatening ST-Segment Elevation Without Coronary Artery Disease—Discussion

Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(9):801-803. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.185.
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Routine electrocardiogram checked 2 days after admission. Type 1 Brugada pattern occurred spontaneously. Note the “sail sign” or “coved type” ST-segment elevation in leads V1and V2(arrows).

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Electrocardiogram from the patient’s initial presentation in the emergency department.

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