Author | Umer Feroze Malik, MD

Articles

STEMI With Underlying Paced Rhythm

June 30, 2010

According to the Sgarbossa criteria, the patient had an acute MI: ECG revealed a greater than 1-mm ST-segment depression in lead V2 and about 5-mm discordant ST-segment elevation in leads II, III, and aVF.

Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis

December 08, 2009

The multiple, symmetrically distributed, soft, nontender swellings on the shoulders and torso of a 56-year-old Hispanic man are characteristic of multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL), also known as Madelung disease or Launois- Bensaude syndrome.

Pneumatosis Intestinalis

October 06, 2009

A 70-year-old woman with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (hemoglobin A1c, 12.5%) and hypertension was brought to the emergency department for evaluation of abdominal pain and loose bowel movements.

A Retrospective Diagnosis of Ventricular Tachycardia

April 01, 2009

Ventricular versus supraventricular tachycardia? This case offers diagnostic and treatment strategies when the diagnosis is uncertain.