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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59-61

Does myocardial injury rapidly progress in marfan syndrome following COVID-19?


1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran; Cardiovascular Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Marzieh Mirtajaddini
Cardiovascular Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/rcm.rcm_10_21

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Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder which involves various systems such as the cardiovascular system. One of the cardiovascular manifestations of Marfan syndrome is ventricular dysfunction. In this report, a case of Marfan syndrome was presented who suffered from acute heart failure due to Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We discussed about several reasons of heart failure in this case and we suggested that COVID-19 related cardiovascular complications may be more prevalent in Marfan syndrome.


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