| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 112-115
Recurrent Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a postmenopausal Indian lady: Is there a pattern?
NM Sharath Babu1, ST Chacko1, BR Chacko2, A Irodi2
1 Department of Cardiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a syndrome of acute left ventricular dysfunction with a clinical presentation often mimicking acute coronary syndrome. Without a high index of suspicion, this clinical entity often goes unrecognized. Although initially categorized as a benign completely reversible condition, it is no longer considered to be so. Recurrence of this condition, though rare, has been reported in a non-Indian population. We present a case of recurrent TTC in a postmenopausal Indian lady who had a similar clinical presentation both at the index event and at recurrence.
S T Chacko
Department of Cardiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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