Myocardial Injury Leading to Left Ventricular Failure: A COVID-19 Complication

Author(s): Muhammad Humayoun Rashid, Muhammad Usman Piracha, Azka Aisha, Aqsa Komel, Mehjabeen Ahmad, Meher Fatima, Usama Bin Saif, Umar Farooque

SARS-CoV-2 has been associated with a lot of complications one of which is myocardial injury which is still a subject under study. Here we present a case of a 63 years old diabetic man with signs of left ventricular failure and clear evidence of myocardial injury, later diagnosed as COVID-19. In the setting of cardiac emergency medical professionals need to have a high index of suspicion early on during the management.

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