HPI: A 38-year-old man presents with mid-sternal, sharp chest pain. The pain is non-radiating, worse when supine, and is not associated with any diaphoresis or vomiting. The following ECG is done:

Case ECG

 

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is your differential diagnosis?
  3. What are the diagnostic criteria needed for the diagnosis of Acute Pericarditis?

 

 

 

Case Interpretation

Review Key Teaching Points

 

 

Notes: Questions for Amal? Email him at amalmattu@comcast.net or find him on Twitter @amalmattu.

Kudos: Big thanks to Drs. Brandon Parker, David Gatz, Deema Harakati, & Anthony Robert for sharing this week’s cases.