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OBJECTIVES QT interval prolongation is prevalent among patients with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC), whereas torsades de pointes (TdP) has rarely been reported in these patients. We studied all peer-reviewed reports on TC-associated QT interval prolongation and all peer-reviewed reports on TC-associated TdP to characterize the clinical circumstances leading(More)
INTRODUCTION Cytomegalovirus-associated thrombosis has rarely been reported in the medical literature, and if so, mainly in immunocompromized patients. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 36-year-old Caucasian woman with acute cytomegalovirus infection presenting with spontaneous splenic infarcts. Trans-esophageal echocardiography did not show any(More)
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