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Recurrent fetal postpartum stress induced cardiomyopathy after normal vaginal delivery
Yong-Sun Noh, Sung-Ho Her, Jong Bum Kwon, Chan Joon Kim, Tae-Seok Kim
Kosin Med J. 2017;32(2):244-250.   Published online December 29, 2017
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Stress induced cardiomyopathy is a disease that shows a dysfunction of the ventricle, but it can be rapidly reversible. It often occurs in older women primarily who suffers from emotional or physical stress. There are some case reports about postpartum stress induced cardiomyopathy. Most of the patients are recovered naturally within days to weeks. We report a case of a 37 years-old woman, who had experienced postpartum stress induced cardiomyopathy 8 years ago, revisited hospital because of cardiomyopathy after secondary delivery. Herein we report a rare case of recurrent stress induced cardiomyopathy after secondary normal vaginal delivery.

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