MKSAP 19 "Quiz Me!" Question

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A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for palpitations that began 2 months ago. The palpitations begin with no specific inciting factors, last 5 to 15 minutes, and are alleviated by rest or deep breathing. They occur a few times per week. Between events, she engages in usual daily activities with no limitations. She has no other pertinent history and takes no medications.

Physical examination findings, including vital signs, are normal.

Resting 12-lead ECG shows sinus rhythm and no abnormalities.

Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic testing option?

A: Exercise ECG
B: Implantable loop recorder
C: Mobile cardiac telemetry
D: 30-Day event monitor

Answer and Critique

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