An Interesting Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy With Biventricular Thrombi
North Florida Regional Medical Center
congestive hepatopathy, ventricular thrombosis, peripartum cardiomyopathy, cardiomyopathy, acute heart failure
Cardiovascular Diseases | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a cause of heart failure that develops within five months postpartum. Biventricular thrombosis is a rare complication of PPCM with only a few cases reported in the literature. Here, we report a case of PPCM with biventricular thrombosis that was successfully treated with medical management.
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Abi Jaoude J, Golden-Hart A, Stanger G, et al. An Interesting Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy With Biventricular Thrombi. Cureus. 2023;15(5):e38748. doi:10.7759/cureus.38748