Takotsubo cardiomyopathy precipitated by delirium tremens

A 57-year-old woman presented with alcohol withdrawal symptoms, which later progressed to delirium tremens. During hospitalization, she developed respiratory distress with acute pulmonary edema. Electrocardiogram (ECG) showed diffuse ST elevation with elevated cardiac enzymes. Echocardiogram showed...

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Main Authors: Chidozie Charles Agu, Ahmed Bakhit, Md Basunia, Bikash Bhattarai, Vikram Oke, Divya Salhan, Frances Schmidt
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2015-12-01
Series:Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives
Online Access:http://www.jchimp.net/index.php/jchimp/article/view/29704/pdf_43