Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine:
doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e32832f40bd
Case reports

Hyperkalemia-induced Brugada pattern: an unusual manifestation

Tanawuttiwat, Tanyanan; Harindhanavudhi, Tasma; Bhan, Adarsh; Dia, Muhyaldeen

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The Brugada syndrome is a well-known genetic disease comprising a distinct electrocardiographic pattern with a high risk for cardiac arrest. The Brugada electrocardiographic pattern has, however, been observed in other clinical conditions. We describe a case of hyperkalemia presenting a Brugada type I pattern in the absence of typical electrocardiographic manifestations seen in hyperkalemia.

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