Cardiac Amyloidosis, an Infiltrative Heart Disease Presenting as Arrhythmia- A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Deepak Kadeli,
Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road, Bengaluru- 52, Karnataka, India.
Cardiac amyloidosis is a manifestation of amyloidosis which is a multisystem disorder. This is difficult to diagnose, rare disease which eventually leads to the mortality. Diagnosis requires a high index of clinical suspicion along with echocardiographic clues like, diastolic dysfunction, bi-atrial enlargement and ventricular thickening. Treatment is mainly supportive with disappointing outcomes. We present a case of systemic amyloidosis with negative congo red staining, presenting with predominantly cardiac features.
Bi-atrial enlargement, Congo red staining, Macroglossia, Ventricular thickening
B Magesh, Deepak Kadeli, Sunil Bohra, V Kris hnaprasath, R Keshava. CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS, AN INFILTRATIVE HEART DISEASE PRESENTING AS ARRHYTHMIA-
A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 Apr 25 ]; 11:OD14-OD15. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 10, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 20, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 10, 2017
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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