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T-U waves

T-U waves have two peaks from a T wave and a U wave that are fused together. This is also known as a Camel hump T wave. A similar appearance can be seen with hidden P waves that occur during a T wave.

See also: T and U waves

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Weakness Long QT T-U waves Tall U waves Hypokalemia 12-Lead Dr Pendell Meyers Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A young man with back spasms

This ECG is from a young man who presented with weakness and back pain on a background of an eating disorder and chronic kidney disease.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Anterior ST elevation Long QT R in aVR T-U waves Tall U waves Toxicology / Overdose 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog Dr Ken Grauer CC BY-NC
Bupropion Overdose Followed by Cardiac Arrest and, Later, ST Elevation. Is it STEMI? Repeat ECG on day 3

This ECG is from a young woman who presented with status epilepticus seizures and an apparent overdose of bupropion, with possible cocaine ingestion. She was intubated and given propofol and benzodiazepines, which terminated the seizures, and then a PEA arrest was terminated with epinephrine and bicarbonate. This was the repeat ECG on day 3.