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Old 07-06-2010
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EKG T Wave Inversion

Yes, we all know that T wave inversion is seen in Myocardial Infarction but the boards won't make it so simple for you. They may bring cases with T wave inversion as a buzzword but the diagnosis is not MI.

Here's the list of differentials:
  1. Myocardial Infarction
  2. Myocarditis
  3. Digoxin toxicity
  4. Pericarditis
  5. Myocardial contusion




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- normal variant ( leads 3, aVR, V1)
- ischemia/infarction
- myocardial hypertrophy
- bundle branch block
- WPW syndrome
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one more to the list

- Pulmonary embolism (Lead III)
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