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A case of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy with pneumothorax and degloving injury of the right upper limb


 Department of Anaesthesiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Varun Suresh,
Department of Anaesthesiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/bjhs.bjhs_66_19

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia / cardiomyopathy (ARVD / C) is a rare genetic cardiomyopathy characterized by fibro-fatty replacement primarily of the right ventricular myocytes,and can present as any of 'concealed' disease, 'overt arrhythmia' followed by sudden cardiac death, isolated right heart failure or biventricular failure: mimicking dilated cardiomyopathy. We present the successful management of a 65 year old male patient with ARVD/C presenting to us with trauma and Cardiogenic shock for limb saving emergency surgery.


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