Arterial Thromboembolism in a patient with Ischemic Dilated Cradiomypathy (IDCM)

  • Md Saiful Islam Prof & head of Cardiology, Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital, Enayetpur, Sirajgonj
  • Md Alamgir Hossain Asso. Prof & head of Radiology & Imaging, Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital, Enayetpur, Sirajgonj.
  • Ranjan Talukder Senior Registrar, Dept. of cardiology, Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital, Enayetpur, Sirajgonj
  • Md Moniruzzaman Registrar, Dept. of cardiology, Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital, Enayetpur, Sirajgonj
Keywords: Arterial Thromboembolism, IDCM

Abstract

Mrs. Shikha, 51 years old pleasant lady presented to us with the complaints of acute severe pain in the left leg associated with bluish discoloration for 5 days. She is a known case of Ischemic Dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM) for last 6 years & had history of formation of LV thrombus for repeated times. She was on regular anti-platelets, anti-ischemic & anti-coagulant drugs. Recently her echocardiogram report revealed- IDCM, Mitral regurgitation (gr-11), spontaneous echo contrast within LV, LVEF- 24%. On this admission her CT coronary angiogram of lower limb vessels revealed total occlusion associated with thrombosis of left common iliac, external iliac & internal iliac, distal popliteal, ant. & post. tibial, peroneal arteries, & on right side diffuse atherosclerosis of distal popliteal, ant & post tibial arteries. Patient was treated with anticoagulants, anti platelet, anti-ischemic & other relevant medications & referred to vascular surgeon.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/kyamcj.v2i1.13521

KYAMC Journal Vol.2(1) 2011 pp.149-151

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2013-01-28
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Islam, M., Hossain, M., Talukder, R., & Moniruzzaman, M. (2013). Arterial Thromboembolism in a patient with Ischemic Dilated Cradiomypathy (IDCM). KYAMC Journal, 2(1), 149-151. https://doi.org/10.3329/kyamcj.v2i1.13521
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