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Peaked T Waves in Hyperkalemia

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This is an EKG from a 23-year-old trauma patient with suspected rhabdomyolysis. The serum potassium was found to be 7.3 mEq/L. The rhythm is sinus tachycardia with an approximate rate of 140 beats per minute. Note the presence of tented/peaked T waves in leads V2 and V3 consistent with hyperkalemia.

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