Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 463--465

Vitiligo, hypothyroidism and cardiomyopathy


Yashdeep Gupta, Ariachery C Ammini 
 Department of Endocrinology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ariachery C Ammini
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
India

Vitiligo in association with autoimmune endocrine disorders, especially with hypothyroidism, is not uncommon. Some amount of pericardial effusion is usually present in long-standing/untreated hypothyroidism. Here we describe the case of young male with, long-standing progressive vitiligo, presenting with congestive cardiac failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy and primary hypothyroidism. Cardiac dysfunction progressively improved with thyroid hormone replacement over a period of 2 years.


How to cite this article:
Gupta Y, Ammini AC. Vitiligo, hypothyroidism and cardiomyopathy.Indian J Endocr Metab 2012;16:463-465


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Gupta Y, Ammini AC. Vitiligo, hypothyroidism and cardiomyopathy. Indian J Endocr Metab [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Dec 14 ];16:463-465
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