Test Your Knowledge of Urgent Care Approach to the Syncopal Patient (Postscript 1 of 4)

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Urgent Care Approach to the Syncopal Patient | December 2021

You’re reviewing this ECG of a 19-year-old patient who presented to urgent care following transient loss of consciousness while exercising:

Life in the Fastlane - Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Source: Life in the Fastlane
Used with permission of Life in the Fastlane

Which of the following concerning findings is present on the ECG? How will this finding direct your management of the patient?

A. Unusual T wave inversions consistent with Brugada syndrome

B. Dagger-like Q waves raising suspicion for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

C. Epsilon waves concerning for arrhythmogenic right ventricle

D. No findings of concern are evident

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