Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: is there a metabolic association?

J J Liang, J H Skalski, R Mankad
Perfusion 2013, 28 (5): 457-8
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an uncommon cause of chest pain and acute myocardial infarction, occurring most classically in young women without cardiovascular risk factors. We present a case of a man presenting with chest pain and arrhythmia found to have multivessel spontaneous coronary artery dissection and hyperhomocysteinemia and we raise the possibility of a potential link between the two conditions.

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