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Man 45 year with sudden and transitory dyspnea and hypotension

Dr. Marcelo Abud
Dr. Marcelo Abud
Argentina

Case presentation

Male, 45-year-old patient, admitted yesterday due to symptoms of dyspnea of sudden onset not related to effort. He does not mention precordial pain. He presented four weeks ago, an ankle fracture, related to a motorbike accident, with no chest trauma.
At admittance he was tachypneic with BP 80/50. Physical examination, including cardiac auscultation, was normal except for the verification of longilinear frame and mild pectus excavatum.


Presentación del caso

Paciente masculino de 45 años que ingresa ayer por una cuadro de disnea súbita taquipneico no relacionada a esfuerzo e hipotenso (TA 80/50mm de Hg).. Y sin dolor precordial.
Habito longuilineo con discreto pectus excavatum Ascultación cardiaca normal.

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Auspicios Institucionales
  • Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología
  • Federación Argentina de Cardiología
  • SIAC
  • SADEC
  • Asociación Argentina de Cardiología
  • Latin American Heart Rhythm Society
  • Fundación Barceló - Facultad de Medicina