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Takotsubo (Stress) Cardiomyopathy Induced by Acute Asthma Exacerbation in Elderly Woman.
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  • Khaled Al Khodari,
  • Raad Alhaj Tahtouh ,
  • Waleed K Abdullatef ,
  • Mouaz Al Khodari
Khaled Al Khodari
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Raad Alhaj Tahtouh
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Waleed K Abdullatef
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Mouaz Al Khodari
Syrian Private University Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

A 73-year-old patient who was admitted secondary to acute asthma exacerbation that required frequent salbutamol and adrenaline nebulization. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy was diagnosed after new onset of chest pain with modest troponin elevation and normal coronary angiogram. Low ejection fraction and apical akinesia were completely resolved after her symptoms got improv