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Cases Journal

, 2:73

First Online: 21 January 2009Received: 08 September 2008Accepted: 21 January 2009DOI: 10.1186-1757-1626-2-73

Cite this article as: Abusin, S. Cases Journal 2009 2: 73. doi:10.1186-1757-1626-2-73

Abstract

Brugada type 1 ECG pattern is the hallmark for the diagnosis of Brugada syndrome which is a cause of sudden death due to ventricular arrhythmias. We present a case of a previously healthy young man who was admitted with productive cough with greenish phlegm and right-sided chest pain which was subsequently diagnosed as acute pneumonia. A routine ECG was done as part of his evaluation and showed Brugada ECG type 1 pattern. He was treated with antibiotics and on follow up his ECG was normal. In this report we present this increasingly described phenomenon and briefly review the literature.

AbbreviationsECGelectrocardiogram

VTventricular tachycardia

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Autor: Salaheldin Abusin

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