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Troponin T Mutation as a Cause of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in a Young Patient with Previous Surgical Correction of Aortic Coarctation
Coarctation of the aorta is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). Lifelong surveillance is mandatory to screen for possible long-term cardiovascular events. Left ventricular systolic dysfunction has been reported in association with recoarctation, and association with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMP) is very rare. Herein, we report the case of a 19-year-old boy with coarctation of the aorta who complained of mild exertional dyspnea. Cardiacdoi:10.3390/biom11050696 pmid:34066613 fatcat:qqxshpqjhbbgplz6imypt46clm