Marijuana Induced Type I Brugada Pattern: A Case Report
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Published in the American Journal of Medical Case Reports, the authors present here an interesting case of Type I Brugada pattern in electrocardiography (ECG) in a 36 year old healthy male who presented after smoking four joints.

Urine toxicology test proved marijuana use. Acute coronary syndrome was ruled out, coronary angiogram revealed normal coronaries, 2D echocardiogram showed no evidence of structural heart disease.

Upon resolution of Brugada pattern in ECG, procainamide challenge performed in electrophysiology laboratory did not induce Brugada pattern. Patient was asked to return to hospital if he developed fever that did not resolve with antipyretics. Further studies are required to to understand the effect of marijuana on cardiac ion channels.

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