Brugada like ECG pattern

Causes of Brugada like ECG pattern

1) Electrolytes abnormalities
– Severe hyponatremia (see http://europace.oxfordjournals.org/content/12/6/905.long)
– Hyperkalemia (see http://hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.my/2015/08/this-ecg-is-not-pathognomonic-of-brugada.html)

2) Drug-induced (the common similarity is that they all are able to block cardiac sodium channels)
– Type I anti-arrhythmic drug
– Antihistamine drugs
– Some TCA and SSRI
– Lithium

Reference
Yee Guan Yap; Elijah R. Behr; A. John Camm. Drug-induced Brugada Syndrome. Europace. 2009;11(8):989-994.

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