Professor & HOD1, Professor2, Assistant Professor3, Post graduate4, Department of General Medicine, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally. Nalgonda.
Introduction: The concept of reversible dilated cardiomyopathy is rare in hypothyroidism is yet a matter of debate although
many theories have been postulated with this regard. We report overt heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy
in an elderly lady with nonsignificant coronary artery disease and hypothyroidism. Early suspicion, evaluation
and judicious use of thyroxine with appropriate anti ischaemic measures proved beneficial with a better
prognostic outcome in this patient