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What is the most common ECG finding in pediatric myocarditis?
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pemsou5_wp • January 7, 2020


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  1. Kelly January 8, 2020 - 11:44 am Reply

    B) Sinus tachycardia
    Electrocardiogram is usually abnormal in pediatric myocarditis, but unfortunately, the most common abnormality is sinus tachycardia, which is very nonspecific. Other findings include ST elevation / depression, T wave inversions, Q waves, diffuse low voltage, and dysrhythmias such as SVT, ventricular tachycardia, or conduction abnormalities. However, no finding is pathognomonic.

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