Cardiology Case Report: Vomiting Yesterday

Article

Our latest case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a man in his mid-60s presenting to the ED after his primary care provider referred him for 6 hours of vomiting that had occurred the day prior. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

History: A man in his mid 60’s was sent to the urgent care by his PCP for 6 hours of vomiting that had occurred the day prior. He has had no further vomiting today but occasionally still feels a bit nauseous. He denies any fever, diarrhea, abdominal or chest discomfort, SOB, weakness other complaints.

Exam: Vital signs are normal. Other than obesity his physical exam is normal including clear lungs, no edema, and no abdominal tenderness.

An EKG is Done:

Normal EKG

Computer Read: NSR at 82, Normal ECG

What is the most likely cause of the EKG findings in this patient?


Related Videos
Video 2 - "Lessons from EXPLORER-HCM: Unveiling CMIs' Potential in oHCM Treatment "
Video 1 - "Novel Cardio Myosin Inhibitors Targeting Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy's Root Cause "
A panel of 5 cardiovascular experts
A panel of 5 cardiovascular experts
Heart Failure Treatment Outcomes and Contraindications
Patient Involvement in Advanced HF Treatment, with Ashley Malliett, DMSc, MPAS, PA-C
Tailoring Chest Pain Diagnostics to Patients, with Kyle Fortman, PA-C, MBA
Kyle Fortman, PA-C, MBA: Troponin and Heart Injury Risk Screening Recommendations
What Should the American Academy of Physician Associates Focus on in 2025?
The Rising Rate of Heat-Related Illness, with Janelle Bludhorn, PA-C
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.