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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 52-53

A Case Report of Reversible Dilated Cardiomyopathy


Department of Medicine, Sri Aurobindo Medical College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Abhishek Singhai
Department of Medicine, Sri Aurobindo Medical College, Sanwer Road, Indore - 453 555, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-449x.134584

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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is mostly an idiopathic disease with a progressive and irreversible course. It carries poor prognosis and outcome. Rarely, a reversible metabolic etiology that is amenable to specific therapy is identified. Alteration in thyroid status can lead to changes in systolic and diastolic function of left ventricle. Heart is sensitive to thyroid hormone changes, and cardiac disorders are commonly associated with both hyper and hypothyroidism. Diastolic dysfunction is the most common abnormality reported in hypothyroidism. In systolic function, prolonged systolic time interval or normal cardiac function has been reported by most workers. DCM is a rare presentation of hypothyroidism. Here, we report a case of 40-year-old female diagnosed with DCM due to hypothyroidism


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