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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(2), 49-52
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-2-9
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Tuberculosis and Dilated Cardiomyopathy-Case Report of a Rare Entity with Literature Review

Bhupen Barman1, Animesh Mishra2, Tony Ete1, , Pravin Kumar Jha2, Synrang Batngen Warjri1, Kyrshanlang G Lynrah1 and Taso Beyong1

1Department of General Medicine, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya

2Department of Cardiology, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya

Pub. Date: January 26, 2015

Cite this paper:
Bhupen Barman, Animesh Mishra, Tony Ete, Pravin Kumar Jha, Synrang Batngen Warjri, Kyrshanlang G Lynrah and Taso Beyong. Tuberculosis and Dilated Cardiomyopathy-Case Report of a Rare Entity with Literature Review. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(2):49-52. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-2-9

Abstract

Tuberculosis remains one of the most important cause of preventable mortality and morbidity worldwide. Cardiovascular involvement in tuberculosis, though relatively rare, can be hemodynamically life threatening if not identified or diagnosed appropriately. Here we are reporting a case of sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis with dilated cardiomyopathy which improved after administration of antitubercular drug along with decongestive therapy.

Keywords:
Tuberculosis dilated cardiomyopathy

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