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Acute pancreatitis mimicking the electromechanical manifestations of st-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Author(s): Razi Khan, Hector Li Chang and Shahar Lavi*

Mild electrocardiographic abnormalities are often observed in the setting of acute pancreatitis. The authors report a case involving a patient diagnosed with acute pancreatitis who had electrocardiographic findings of ST-elevation myocardial infarction with concordant echocardiographic findings of wall motion abnormalities, but patent coronary arteries and no evidence of myocardial injury on pathology.

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