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Question 2#

The ECG changes in the figure below:

are seen in:

a. Myxedema
b. Hypothermia
c. Sick sinus syndrome
d. Cardiac transplant
e. Central nervous system (CNS) disorder

Correct Answer is E


This electrocardiogram shows a sinus tachycardia. There is a generalized T-wave inversion. The T waves are symmetric, deep, and have a long QT interval. This is an electrocardiogram from a patient with a major CNS event such as a subarachnoid or intraventricular hemorrhage.