Cardiology Case Report: First-Time Seizure

Our latest case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a man in his 40s presenting to the ED for a first time seizure and denying near-syncope, palpitations, chest pain, and other complaints. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

History: A man in his late 40’s is brought to the emergency department for a first time seizure witnessed by his wife. He denies near-syncope, palpitations, chest pain, SOB, fever, cough or other complaints but does admit to a history of alcohol dependence.

Exam: Vital signs are normal including heart rate and BP.

What is not a potential cause of the EKG findings?