Prayer-marks Heralding Acute Coronary Syndrome

@inproceedings{Sharma2011PrayermarksHA,
  title={Prayer-marks Heralding Acute Coronary Syndrome},
  author={Vishal Sharma and Alka Sharma and Sourabh Aggarwal},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2011}
}
We read, with interest, the case report on extension of prayer-marks by Cangiano et al. and its association with worsening of the underlying chronic disease (1). We report a case where the occurrence of a similar skin lesion preceded an episode of acute coronary syndrome. A 45-year old man presented with sudden onset of severe retrosternal chest pain radiating to the found to be associated with lichenification, acan-thosis, basal cell hyperpigmentation, hyperkerato-sis, hypergranulosis, and… CONTINUE READING

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