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8. The diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy must be considered when evaluating a teenage athlete in the ED for a syncopal event. What is the most specific ECG finding in young patients with HCM?
The most specific ECG finding in young patients with HCM is the appearance of Q waves in leads II, III, aVF, V5, and V6 in the early teenage years (Am J EM, Vol. 25, pg. 688).