An unusual case presentation of spontaneous coronary artery dissection


Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare cause of acute myocardial infarction in the young which can be life threatening. The clinical presentation is wide, ranging from simple chest pain to sudden death. Asymptomatic spontaneous coronary dissection is extremely rare. We present a case of asymptomatic spontaneous coronary artery dissection which was managed conservatively; we also review the literature and various treatment options.

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Thumma, S. , Bathina, J. , Madiraju, S. , Spodick, D. and Maddukuri, P. (2012) An unusual case presentation of spontaneous coronary artery dissection. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 2, 313-315. doi: 10.4236/wjcd.2012.24049.

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