Takotsubo Syndrome in the Setting of Eclampsia
AbstractA 36-year-old female presented with an eclamptic seizure at
36-weeks-gestation. She had an emergent cesarean section, complicated by
cardiogenic shock. Although peripartum cardiomyopathy was the initially
assumed etiology, echocardiography demonstrated that the underlying
cardiac pathology was Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. This impacted the
management and expected prognosis for recovery.