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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/20699

Title: A reversible form of cardiomyopathy
Authors: Kini, S. H.
Pednekar, S. J.
Nabar, S. T.
Varthakavi, P.
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2003
Publisher: Medknow Publications and Staff Society of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Citation: Journal of Postgraduate Medicine (ISSN: 0972-2823) Vol 49 Num 1
Abstract: A 30 years old female, mother of a three-year-old child, presented with breathlessness and chest pain for four days and orthopnoea for last two days. She had no past history of cardiac, renal or thyroid disease. On examination, she was orthopnoeic, with a respiratory rate of 44/minute and pulse rate of 150/minute, which was regular in rhythm. The blood pressure was 110/70mmHg. The jugular venous pressure was raised. there was no pallor, cyanosis or oedema. The hyperdynamic apex impulse was situated in the 6th intercostal space 2.5 cm lateral to the left midclavicular line. Chest auscultation revealed bilateral basal crepitations and S3 gallop rhythm. There was no cardiac murmur or pericardial rub.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/20699
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=jp03019
Rights: Copyright 2003 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. Online full text also at http://www.jpgmonline.com
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