Check out our latest case report from Dr. Brady Pregerson, which features a smoker in her 60 with a history of COPD presenting with 6 days of vomiting and diarrhea and 1 day of constant LLQ pain. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?
History: A woman in her 60’s with a history of COPD (who still smokes) presents to the ED for 6 days of vomiting and diarrhea and 1 day of constant LLQ pain. She denies fever, bleeding, recent travel or antibiotic use, chest pain, SOB that is any worse than her usual baseline or any other complaints.
Exam: Vital signs are normal except for a pulse ox of 92% on room air, which she thinks may be normal for her and a temperature of 99.4. Exam is remarkable for diffuse abdominal tenderness without rebound that is more pronounced on the left than on the right.
An EKG is done:
What is the most likely cause of the EKG findings?