Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Pathologic insights from a fatal case

Rachel M. Hudacko, Billie S. Fyfe, Aditya Mehra, Abel E. Moreyra

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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a rare disease that mimics the presentation of acute coronary syndrome. A fatal case with unique findings of global subendocardial ischemia as well as histologic evidence of microvascular and intramyocardial C4d deposition on endomyocardial biopsy and at autopsy is herein presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInternet Journal of Cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


  • Broken heart syndrome
  • C4d
  • Catecholamine-induced injury
  • Stress cardiomyopathy
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy


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