What is the differential diagnosis for u waves on an ECG?

Bottom line: Hypokalemia, bradycardia, digoxin, antiarrhythmic drugs

ECG U waves.  In:  AccessMedicine DDx.

Also, see examples of how various etiologies will manifest on the ECG: 
Table 7–9. Various Classes and Morphologies of ST–T–U Abnormalities as Seen in Lead V4.  In:  Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests.  [AccessMedicine.]


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