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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 177-179

Echocardiographic evolution of posterolateral left ventricular aneurysm with normal coronary arteries in patient recently COVID-19 vaccinated: A complicated atypical case of takotsubo syndrome vaccine-related?


1 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Papardo Hospital, Messina, Italy
2 Division of Cardiology, G. Martino University Hospital, Messina, Italy
3 Department of Cardiology, Papardo Hospital, Messina, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Fabrizio Ceresa
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Papardo Hospital, Messina
Italy
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_27_22

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A 72-year-old woman, recently COVID-19 vaccinated with a third dose, was referred to our center for acute chest pain and dyspnea. On admission, the electrocardiography showed a STEMI on inferior derivations and the dyskinesia of the inferior wall was found at the first transthoracic echocardiogram. The coronary angiography did not show coronary artery disease. After 1 week, a huge posterolateral left ventricular (LV) aneurysm with initial signs of rupture was found and the patient underwent a Dor's procedure to exclude the LV aneurysm. As far as we know, this is the first reported case of Takotsubo following the COVID-19 vaccination requiring cardiac surgery.


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