Seizure-induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and thrombocytopenia.

  title={Seizure-induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and thrombocytopenia.},
  author={Claudia Stoellberger and Hans Rudolf Fischer and Angelika Pratter and Josef Finsterer},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={18 6},
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is characterized by transient left ventricular dysfunction, electrocardiographic changes, andminimal release ofmyocardial enzymes that mimic acute myocardial infarction, in patients without coronary artery disease. TTC is frequently triggered by emotional or physical stress and occurs primarily in post-menopausal women [1]. Seizure-induced TTC is associated with hemodynamic complications, may recur, and may even be fatal [1–5]. TTC with thrombocytopenia has never… CONTINUE READING