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Heart. 1999 Feb;81(2):221-3.

Chloroquine cardiomyopathy with conduction disorders.

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  • 1Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Grenoble, France.

Abstract

A 58 year old woman on long term treatment with chloroquine for systemic lupus erythematosus presented with cardiac conduction disorders and heart failure with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which was confirmed by histology to be related to chloroquine toxicity. The heart failure improved on stopping chloroquine treatment.

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PMC1728937
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