Complicated Stress-induced Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure due to Bleeding Myoma

Authors

  • Ji-Hyoung Park Yonsei wonju severance christian hospital Yonsei Wonju Medical College of Medicine
  • Jaemoon Lee Yonsei wonju severance christian hospital Yonsei Wonju Medical College of Medicine
  • Eunbi Lee Yonsei wonju severance christian hospital Yonsei Wonju Medical College of Medicine
  • Kwang Ho Lee Yonsei wonju severance christian hospital Yonsei Wonju Medical College of Medicine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24203/ajpnms.v8i1.6082

Keywords:

Acute heart failure, Bleeding, Leiomyoma, Stress-induced cardiomyopathy

Abstract

Bleeding associated with uterine leiomyoma is a common complication for many women. Sustained bleeding reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of hemoglobin. However, a hemoglobin value below 2.0 g/dL due to bleeding is not common. Such a low level compensatively increases sympathetic tone and can lead to stress-induced cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. We report a case of severe anemia (1.4 g/dL of hemoglobin) with acute heart failure due to myoma-related bleeding.

 

 

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Published

2020-02-21

How to Cite

Park, J.-H., Lee, J., Lee, E., & Lee, K. H. (2020). Complicated Stress-induced Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure due to Bleeding Myoma. Asian Journal of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medical Sciences, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.24203/ajpnms.v8i1.6082