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1

What condition causes ST elevation in every lead?

Pericarditis

2

Recall 5 possible differentials of pleuritic chest pain

5 Ps
Pneumonia
Pericarditis
PE
Pleural pathology
Pneumothorax

3

What shape is the ST elevation in pericarditis?

Saddle-shaped