Transient Type 1 Brugada Pattern without Ongoing Fever during COVID-19 Pneumonia
KeywordsBrugada pattern, COVID-19, fever, myocardial ion channels
Patients with COVID-19 pneumonia can develop heart problems and may also may be susceptible to proarrhythmia, virus-related issues such as fever, stress, electrolyte disturbance and adverse effects from the use of antiviral drugs. We report a transient Brugada-like ECG pattern without ongoing fever in a 57-year-old man, admitted with a diagnosis of COVID-19 pneumonia, who did not have syncope or a family history of sudden cardiac death.
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