Differential Diagnoses: the most likely causes of a prolonged QT interval
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 70-year-old woman presents to the ED with upper abdominal pain and vague paresthesias. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What is your differential for the patient’s prolonged QT-interval?
- Assuming the patient has a normal temperature, what is the most likely cause of the prolonged QT-interval?