Amphetamine-related myocardial infarction in a 42-year old man.


Myocardial infarction is an infrequent condition in young adults. In most cases, it occurs due to causes other than atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, including blood hypercoagulability, congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries, their inflammation or spasm induced by amphetamine or cocaine use. Amphetamine and its derivatives, via increasing the… (More)


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@article{Smdra2015AmphetaminerelatedMI, title={Amphetamine-related myocardial infarction in a 42-year old man.}, author={Anna K Smędra and Szymon Szustowski and Jarosław Berent}, journal={Archiwum medycyny sadowej i kryminologii}, year={2015}, volume={65 3}, pages={173-81} }