Cardiogenic shock from atypical Takotsubo cardiomyopathy attributed to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis lesion involving the medulla.

Academic Article


  • We present here a case of atypical Takotsubo cardiomyopathy arising as a result of a lesion in the medulla oblongata. The patient was diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, and had improvement with intravenous steroids.
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  • ADEM, Brainstem, Medulla, Stress cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo, Adult, Encephalomyelitis, Acute Disseminated, Humans, Male, Medulla Oblongata, Shock, Cardiogenic, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
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    Author List

  • Venkatraman A; Bajaj NS; Khawaja A; Meador W
  • Start Page

  • 149
  • End Page

  • 151
  • Volume

  • 26
  • Issue

  • 2