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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 117-120

A rare case of transient inferior ST segment elevation

1 Department of Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indianapolis, United States
2 Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indianapolis, United States
3 Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indianapolis, United States
4 Department of Radiology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, United States

Correspondence Address:
Babar Basir
IU Medicine Residency Program, OPW M200, 1001 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.125928

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The investigators review the electrocardiographic manifestations of hiatal hernia and describe the case of an 86-year-old male who presented with a large distended hiatal hernia causing electrocardiographic findings of new onset ST segment elevation of the inferior leads without reciprocal changes. After decompression, the patient's electrocardiogram demonstrated resolution of the ST segment elevation.

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