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- aDepartment of Cardiology, Hokkaido Ohno Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
- bDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Shiro Miura, Department of Cardiology, Hokkaido Ohno Memorial Hospital, 2-1-16-1 Miyanosawa, Nishi-ku, Sapporo 063-0052, Japan.
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) can cause left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, causing heart failure. A 48-year-old woman with severe IDA developed congestive heart failure that was properly diagnosed, managed, and followed with multiple imaging modalities to explore potential mechanisms, highlighting the reversibility of LV function in unique cardiomyopathy. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.)
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- Received June 18, 2020.
- Revision received July 15, 2020.
- Accepted July 22, 2020.