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Brugada syndrome

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Pathology

Cardiovascular system

Vascular disorders
Congenital heart defects
Cardiac arrhythmias
Valvular disorders
Cardiomyopathies
Heart failure
Cardiac infections
Pericardial disorders
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A 20-year-old man who recently immigrated from Thailand is brought to the emergency department for palpitations beginning thirty minutes ago beginning when he awoke from sleeping. He says that the palpitations were accompanied by shortness of breath and an episode of near-syncope. His medical history is non-contributory. An EKG is performed and shows slight ST elevation that is declining and is accompanied by an inverted T-wave. Within five minutes, the patient passes away and cannot be successfully resuscitated. Which of the following is the most likely cause of death?

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