Transient Type 1 Brugada Pattern without Ongoing Fever during COVID-19 Pneumonia

  • Maria Cristina Pasqualetto Division of Cardiology, Dolo Hospital AULSS 3, Venice, Italy
  • Andrea Corrado Division of Cardiology, Mestre Ospedale dell’Angelo AULSS 3, Venice, Italy
  • Eleonora Secco Division of Cardiology, Dolo Hospital AULSS 3, Venice, Italy
  • Fabio Graceffa Division of Cardiology, Dolo Hospital AULSS 3, Venice, Italy
  • Fausto Rigo Division of Cardiology, Dolo Hospital AULSS 3, Venice, Italy

Keywords

Brugada pattern, COVID-19, fever, myocardial ion channels

Abstract

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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  • Published: 2020-06-19

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    How to cite:
    Pasqualetto, M. C., Corrado, A., Secco, E., Graceffa, F., & Rigo, F. (2020). Transient Type 1 Brugada Pattern without Ongoing Fever during COVID-19 Pneumonia. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 2. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2020_001808