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A Brugada-Pattern Electrocardiogram and Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

Chin-Feng Tsai, MD; Der-Jinn Wu, MD, PhD; Ming-Cheng Lin, MD, PhD; Kwo-Chang Ueng, MD, PhD; and Chung-Sheng Lin, MD, PhD
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From School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University and Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

Grant Support: In part by the National Science Council (NSC-99-2314-B-040-017), Taiwan, Republic of China.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(12):848-849. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-12-201012210-00015
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Twelve-lead electrocardiograms in a patient with thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.

Top. Type 3 Brugada pattern on the first hypokalemic paralytic episode. Middle. Type 1 Brugada pattern on the second hypokalemic paralytic episode. Bottom. Normalization of the ST-segment elevation after serum potassium and glucose levels normalized.

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