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A 53-year-old man presented with shortness of breath for 10 days. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, he delayed seeking medical attention. ECG showed sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (figure 1A). He converted to normal sinus rhythm with intravenous lidocaine. A holosystolic murmur was heard on auscultation of precordium. Repeat ECG showed ST-segment elevation in inferior leads (figure 1B). Serum troponin was 0.09 ng/mL (normal 0.00–0.04 ng/mL).
A transesophageal echocardiogram showed left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction of …
Contributors NJP helped prepare images and write/edit manuscript; AM and JE-G helped write/edit manuscript; KC helped obtain and read images and finalise manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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