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Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy

Disease definition

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is a recently described acute cardiac syndrome that mimics acute myocardial infarction and is characterized by ischemic chest symptoms, an elevated ST segment on electrocardiogram, and elevated levels of cardiac disease markers.

ORPHA:66529

  • Synonym(s):
    • Ampulla cardiomyopathy
    • Apical ballooning syndrome
    • Ballooning cardiomyopathy
    • Broken heart syndrome
    • Stress cardiomyopathy
    • Tako-Tsubo syndrome
    • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
    • Takotsubo syndrome
    • Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: I42.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1168291  C1739395
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9400
  • MedDRA: -

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