Cardiology Case Report: Syncope and COVID-19

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Our latest case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a woman in her 40s sent from a monoclonal antibody clinic to the ER for a syncopal episode. Check out the EKG and try to determine the correct diagnosis!

History: A woman in her mid-40’s is sent from a nearby monoclonal antibody clinic to the ER for a syncopal episode. She denies any injury or prodromal chest pain, SOB, palpitations, or other complaints beyond the low-grade fever and cough she has been having for the past week.

Exam: Vital signs are normal though the pulse is in the high 90’s. Exam is otherwise non-focal.

An EKG is done:

Printout of an EKG

Computer Read: NSR at 94, long QT at 717.

What is the most likely cause of the EKG?


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