Nauman Khalid

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We describe herein a 61-year-old African American woman who presented with takotsubo cardiomyopathy preceded by lupus myopericarditis. The case highlights the importance of the association between pericarditis and takotsubo cardiomyopathy. This new stressor adds to the existing evidence that these two entities may coexist and do not have to be mutually(More)
We read with great pleasure the work by Imazio, which is, as usual, another of his excellent contributions to pericardial disease research. Imazio discussed the treatment of recurrent pericarditis and emphasized the importance of colchicine in addition to the standard treatment modalities. This is backed up by randomized controlled evidence from CORP-1 and(More)
We read with great pleasure the recently published article by Arugla et al in Clinical Cardiology.1 The authors have commendably reviewed the role of 12-lead electrocardiography in the diagnosis of cardiac tamponade resulting from malignant pericardial effusions. However, we want to emphasize 2 additional important electrocardiographic markers, namely total(More)
Presented are two cases of subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SPD), one of which was initially confused with, and treated as, a fungal infection. Eventually both cases were successfully treated with dapsone. The exact etiology and pathophysiology of SPD remains unclear and so does its classification. Dapsone remains the treatment of choice but other valid(More)