Background: A 42-year-old man with risk factors of hypertension and previous smoking was referred to our hospital five months after acute myocardial infarction due to spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) involving the left main coronary artery and the left anterior descending artery. Investigations: Physical examination, electrocardiography, echocardiography, coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound. Diagnosis: Myocardial infarction due to SCAD. Management: Percutaneous coronary intervention.
- Acute myocardial infarction
- Coronary artery dissection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine