Which conditions should be considered in the diagnosis of Wellens syndrome?

Updated: Jan 25, 2018
  • Author: Benjamin B Mattingly, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis (see below), other conditions to be considered include the following:

  • Central nervous system injury

  • Persistent juvenile T-wave pattern

  • Left ventricular hypertrophy

  • Bundle-branch block

  • Digitalis effect

  • Acute myocarditis

  • Preexcitation syndromes

  • Later stages of pericarditis


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