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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by left-ventricular apical thrombus
  1. Karyne L Vinales,
  2. Mohammad Q Najib,
  3. Hari P Chaliki
  1. Correspondence to Hari P Chaliki; chaliki.hari{at}

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A 68-year-old woman presented with pneumonia and was found on chest radiographs to have bilateral lung nodules. She was very anxious because of the possibility of lung cancer. She underwent a CT-guided lung biopsy, which revealed squamous-cell carcinoma of the lung. On the same day, inferolateral ST elevation was noted on electrocardiogram. The patient denied any chest pain. Troponin T was elevated. Cardiac angiogram showed no coronary artery disease. Transthoracic …

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