Acute myocardial infarction in a young man using anabolic steroids.

@article{Wysoczanski2008AcuteMI,
  title={Acute myocardial infarction in a young man using anabolic steroids.},
  author={Mariusz Wysoczanski and Maurice Rachko and Steven R. Bergmann},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={376-8}
}
Anabolic-androgenic steroids are used worldwide to help athletes gain muscle mass and strength. Their use and abuse is associated with numerous side effects, including acute myocardial infarction (MI). We report a case of MI in a young 31-year-old bodybuilder. Because of the serious cardiovascular complications of anabolic steroids, physicians should be… CONTINUE READING