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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in Association With Hyperthyroidism

Unit of Cardiology, University Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Medicina 2011, 47(4), 31; https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina47040031
Received: 2 March 2011 / Accepted: 15 April 2011 / Published: 20 April 2011
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a rare, acute, nonischemic cardiomyopathy causing transient left ventricular dysfunction, which can mimic myocardial infarction on its presentation. While many cardiac manifestations have been associated with hyperthyroidism, we report a rare case where it has precipitated takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
Keywords: takotsubo cardiomyopathy; hyperthyroidism; left ventricular dysfunction takotsubo cardiomyopathy; hyperthyroidism; left ventricular dysfunction
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Zuhdi, A.S.M.; Yaakob, Z.H.; Sadiq, M.A.; Ismail, M.D.; Undok, A.W.; Ahmad, W.A.W. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in Association With Hyperthyroidism. Medicina 2011, 47, 31.

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