Graves' Thyrotoxicosis Resulting in Takotsubo in the Setting of Moyamoya Disease
We present a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy caused by Graves’ thyrotoxicosis in the setting of known moyamoya disease (MMD). MMD has been reported to be associated with Graves’ disease, and there are a handful of case reports citing Graves’ thyrotoxicosis as the cause of takotsubo cardiomyopathy.56-year-old female with medical history of moyamoya disease with prior cerebrovascular accidents, and remote hyperthyroidism following childbirth that required treatment presented with complaints of throat discomfort similar to a prior myocardial infarction.
Lanham, T. N., Sullivan, A., Lanham, E., & Donato, A. (2019). Graves' Thyrotoxicosis Resulting in Takotsubo in the Setting of Moyamoya Disease. Thyroid, 29 (Supplement 1), A-111-A-111. Retrieved from https://scholarcommons.towerhealth.org/gme_int_med_resident_program_read/24