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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 292658, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/292658
Case Report

Nightmare-Induced Atypical Midventricular Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy

1Cardiology Unit, S. Maria Annunziata Hospital, 50012 Florence, Italy
2Emergency Department, Serristori Hospital, Figline Valdarno, 50063 Florence, Italy
3Emergency Department, S. Maria Annunziata Hospital, 50012 Florence, Italy

Received 18 November 2014; Revised 5 February 2015; Accepted 5 February 2015

Academic Editor: Grigorios Korosoglou

Copyright © 2015 Veronica Fibbi 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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