A Case of Caffeine-Induced Coronary Artery Vasospasm of a 17-Year-Old Male

@article{Wilson2011ACO,
  title={A Case of Caffeine-Induced Coronary Artery Vasospasm of a 17-Year-Old Male},
  author={Ryan E Wilson and Herman S. Kado and Rohan Samson and Alan B. Miller},
  journal={Cardiovascular Toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={175-179}
}
The intentional consumption and use of stimulants, such as caffeine, are known to have numerous interactions with the human cardiovascular system. Ex vivo studies have shown caffeine-induced vasoconstriction of coronary arteries (Forman et al. in Ann Emerg Med 29:178–180, 1997). We report on a case of a 17-year-old male who presented with angina and an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) concerning for ST elevation myocardial infarct. He was found to have diffuse ECG changes and markedly elevated… CONTINUE READING
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