543: A RARE CASE OF POLYCYTHEMIA VERA PRECIPITATING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

@article{Soni2018543AR,
  title={543: A RARE CASE OF POLYCYTHEMIA VERA PRECIPITATING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION},
  author={Parita Soni and Jignesh kumar Patel and Nidhi Aggarwal and Anand kumar Rai and Yizhak Y Kupfer},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={46},
  pages={256}
}
www.ccmjournal.org Critical Care Medicine • Volume 46 • Number 1 (Supplement) Learning Objectives: Polycythemia vera (PV) is a neoplasm of the bone marrow stem cell leading to overproduction of erythrocytes, white blood cells and platelets. PV leading to acute myocardial infarction (MI) is a rare event. We report a case of a man with PV who presented with ST elevation MI, but was found to have preserved distal coronary flow despite stenotic lesions. Methods: A 68-year-old nonsmoker male, with… CONTINUE READING

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