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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2018, Article ID 1015730, 3 pages
Case Report

Atrial Repolarization Waves (Ta) Mimicking Inferior Wall ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Ectopic Atrial Rhythm

Department of Hospital Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Janaki Rami Reddy Manne; moc.liamg@ennamrrj

Received 7 November 2017; Revised 3 December 2017; Accepted 12 December 2017; Published 18 January 2018

Academic Editor: Alexander Bauer

Copyright © 2018 Janaki Rami Reddy Manne. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We present a case of atrial repolarization waves from an ectopic atrial rhythm mimicking inferior ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in a 78-year-old male patient who presented with left sided chest wall and shoulder pain. His ischemic workup was negative, and the ST elevations completely resolved upon the resumption of sinus rhythm before discharge.