Infections precipitating Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, an uncommon complication of a common infection

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Published: October 11, 2022
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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a non-ischemic cardiomyopathy precipitated by stress. Various infections are reported to precipitate this form of cardiomyopathy. We report a patient presenting with TTC secondary to influenza.  In this article, we also discuss the various infections reported to precipitate this form of reversible cardiomyopathy in literature. We have also included the recent reports of TTC among patients with COVID-19.



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George, Anu Anna, Kevin John John, Anil Jha, and Ajay Kumar Mishra. 2022. “Infections Precipitating Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, an Uncommon Complication of a Common Infection”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 93 (3).