A Variant form of Takotsubo Syndrome secondary to Sumatriptan: A case report

Sulaiman A Rathore, Dexter deLeon


Takotsubo syndrome (TS), also known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy or broken heart syndrome, is an acute reversible left ventricular systolic dysfunction that mimics an acute coronary syndrome. It has various types and mechanism of pathogenesis is not very well defined. It is more common in postmenopausal women and is associated with emotional or physical stress. We report a case of type III takotsubo syndrome in a postmenopausal woman after taking sumatriptan for migraine headache.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crim.v1n2p120


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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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