Diabetic ketoacidosis induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy : A case report

Diabetic ketoacidosis induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy


  • Napassorn Teeratakulpisarn Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
  • Surat Tongyoo Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
  • Saranthorn Purngcharoenkul Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700




Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, Diabetic ketoacidosis


Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is a syndrome of transient regional wall motion abnormalities of the left ventricle causing an apical ballooning pattern. This condition can be triggered by intense emotional or physical stress. In the past, many case reports showed cases of diabetic ketoacidosis induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy who presented with initial ST segment elevation ECG at the present to the hospital simultaneously with the ongoing stress. In this paper, we report a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy whose ST segment changed 2 days after the resolution of diabetic ketoacidosis.


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How to Cite

Teeratakulpisarn N, Tongyoo S, Purngcharoenkul S. Diabetic ketoacidosis induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy : A case report: Diabetic ketoacidosis induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Clin Crit Care [Internet]. 2023 Aug. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];31(1):2023:e0013. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ccc/article/view/262640



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