A case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with Iatrogenic thyrotoxicosis

Se Ah Kwon, Jae Hoon Yang, Min Kyu Kim, Seon Wook Park, Seong Hwan Kim, Kyoung Ha Park, Woo Jung Park

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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a condition caused by intense emotional or physical stress leading to rapid and severe reversible cardiac dysfunction. The etiology and mechanism of this disease are unknown. Thyroid hormone has many effects on the heart and vascular system. There were some reports of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy with hyperthyroidism, especially Grave's disease. We report a patient who presented chest pain and cardiac arrest, and finally diagnosed as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy caused by iatrogenic thyrotoxicosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e111-e113
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 3


  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
  • Thyroid hormone
  • Thyrotoxicosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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