EKG – 4 – Atrial Enlargement

A 17 yr old female presents to the HUM ED with acute onset left sided weakness approximately 6 hours prior to arrival.  On exam, she was found to have a left sided facial droop, left arm and left leg weakness (able to walk but does so with significant limp). Her overall examination was consistent with an acute stroke.

An EKG was performed and is attached.  What does this EKG suggest and what other bedside test should it prompt you to perform?


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