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Case Report

Reversible Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Hypothyroidism


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