Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in the setting of acute hydrocephalus secondary to neurocysticercosis

A. S. Lopez Chiriboga, J. W. Yoon, W. D. Freeman, O. W. Odunukan, W. P. Cheshire

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Abstract

We report the case of a 45-year-old male who presented with transient neurogenic stunned myocardium, or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, secondary to acute hydrocephalus caused by obstruction of the third ventricle by neurocysticercosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Mar 7 2016

Keywords

  • Acute hydrocephalus
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Neurogenic stunning myocardium
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems

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