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An unusual cause of ST elevation
  1. N Ruparelia,
  2. J D Newton
  1. Cardiology Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  1. Dr N Ruparelia, Cardiology Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK; neilruparelia{at}


An interesting case of a patient presenting to the emergency department with chest pain and an electrocardiograpm (ECG) revealing ST elevation is presented. On closer examination another explanation for this ECG appearance is discussed indicating that emergency revascularisation was not indicated.

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