Neonatal Myocardial Infarction in Association With Gestational Diabetes

Safwat Aly, Julien Aguet, Andreea Dragulescu, Lars Grosse-Wortmann

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Fetal and neonatal hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a complication of gestational diabetes and usually follows a benign course. In this report, we present a rare case of a newborn of a diabetic mother with severe ventricular hypertrophy who developed myocardial infarction confirmed by elevated cardiac enzymes, electrocardiographic changes, and subendocardial ischemia on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Follow-up revealed complete functional myocardial recovery with normalisation of ventricular systolic and diastolic functions on serial echocardiograms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2083-2086
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Cardiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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