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2019 May

Medicine (Baltimore)



Atypical and delayed de Winter electrocardiograph pattern: A case report.


Yang Y, Ma Y, Yin D, Zhang Y, Song W, Cheng Y, Fu T, Zhang R, Liu Y, Kang K, Wang L, Jiang Y, Lu Y
Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 May; 98(18):e15436.
PMID: 31045809.


de Winter electrocardiograph (ECG) pattern signifies proximal left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) occlusion and extensive anterior myocardial infarction, and it is found in about 2% of patients with proximal LAD occlusion. However, it is often unrecognized by physicians. In this case report, we present a patient with chest pain but showing an atypical and delayed de Winter ECG pattern.