Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74--76

Persistent electrocardiographic ST segment elevation from previous myocarditis


Efrén Martinez-Quintana1, Fayna Rodriguez-Gonzalez2, Paula Junquera-Rionda3 
1 Cardiology Service, Insular-Materno Infantil University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
2 Dr. Negrín University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
3 Radiology Service, Insular-Materno Infantil University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Correspondence Address:
Efrén Martinez-Quintana
Avda. Marítima del Sur s/n 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Spain

Various conditions may present with an electrocardiographic pattern of ST segment elevation simulating myocardial infarction. We present an asymptomatic 16-year-old male patient, whose ECG showed persistent anterolateral ST segment elevation and magnetic resonance imaging showed wall motion abnormalities from previous myocarditis but no evidence of inflammation.


How to cite this article:
Martinez-Quintana E, Rodriguez-Gonzalez F, Junquera-Rionda P. Persistent electrocardiographic ST segment elevation from previous myocarditis.Ann Pediatr Card 2013;6:74-76


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Martinez-Quintana E, Rodriguez-Gonzalez F, Junquera-Rionda P. Persistent electrocardiographic ST segment elevation from previous myocarditis. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Sep 16 ];6:74-76
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