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A 58-year-old female presented with typical chest pain, which had started a week ago. She presented late because she first suspected that her symptoms were due to severe stress related to the terminal illness of her father.
KeywordsAcute Coronary Syndrome Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Severe Stress Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Terminal Illness
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