Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report

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P. Anandan
Anuhya Adusumilli
Karthikeya T.M
Myla Vijay Krishna
Naga Sai Ram Makkapati


BACKGROUND: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a rare form of left ventricular failure in which all the segments become akinetic except the base, which will be seen on echocardiography.
CASE STUDY: A 45yr old male who presented with confusion, was admitted and put on alcohol detox.later developed seizures and desaturation ,accelerated hypertension sudden drop of BP was present .ECG showed flattening of T waves  present .ECHO showed global akinesia except at base,after ECHO provisional diagnosis of takotsubo cardiomyopathy was made .

CONCLUSION: Based on ECG and clinical presentation acute coronary syndrome was suspected to confirm the diagnosis ECHO was done which later based on patient chronic alcohol history final diagnosis of stress induced cardiomyopathy that is takotsubo cardiomyopathy was made.

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P. Anandan, Anuhya Adusumilli, Karthikeya T.M, Myla Vijay Krishna, & Naga Sai Ram Makkapati. (2023). Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 1456–1458. Retrieved from https://jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/1180


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