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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 376–377 | Cite as

Neurogenic Stunned Myocardium and Transient Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation in a Child Following Nonaccidental Head Trauma

  • A. Divekar
  • S. Shah
  • C. Joshi
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Abstract

Neurogenic stunned myocardium is widely reported in the adult literature and is typically associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage. We present a case of neurogenic stunned myocardium and transient severe tricuspid regurgitation in a 7-month-old infant following nonaccidental head trauma.

Keywords

Myocardial injury Acute cranial injury 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Pediatric CardiologyThe Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg, Health Sciences CenterWinnipegCanada
  2. 2.Section of Pediatric Critical CareChildren’s Hospital, Health Sciences CenterWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Section of Pediatric NeurologyChildren’s Hospital, Health Sciences CenterWinnipegCanada
  4. 4.University of Manitoba, Variety Children’s Heart CenterWinnipegCanada

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