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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 2693062, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2693062
Case Report

Ventricular Septal Defect from Takotsubo Syndrome

1Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2Division of Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Received 27 April 2016; Revised 25 June 2016; Accepted 10 July 2016

Academic Editor: Assad Movahed

Copyright © 2016 Daniel Y. Lu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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