The Disappearing Palpitations

Philip J. Podrid, MD

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August 30, 2018

A 34-year-old man presents to his primary care provider with concerns about episodes of palpitations that are lengthy but which appear to resolve spontaneously. A long-term monitor is ordered. While wearing the monitor, he has another episode and comes to the emergency department. By the time he presents, the episode has resolved. However, he is placed on telemetry. Some pauses are noted and a rhythm strip is recorded.

Figure 1. Courtesy of Dr Podrid

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