Takotsubo (Stress) Cardiomyopathy Induced by Acute Asthma Exacerbation
in Elderly Woman.
AbstractA 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