Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCMP) is defined as heart failure that develops in the last trimester of pregnancy or in the first few months after delivery without an underlying cause. Altought it is seen rarely, it can lead to thromboembolic events and can be life-threatening. Similarly, COVID-19, which is a viral pneumonia agent, is known to cause thrombogenesis. In this case report, the unexpected course of left ventricular thrombus developing in a patient with peripartum cardiomyopathy accompanied by COVID-19 infection is presented.
HAZIR, Kutluhan Eren; ŞİMŞEK, Ersin Çağrı; ÇABUK, Gizem; and SARI, Cenk
"Unexpected course of left ventricular thrombus after COVID-19 infection in a woman with peripartum cardiomyopathy,"
Journal of the Saudi Heart Association: Vol. 35
, Article 6.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.37616/2212-5043.1331
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