Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in patients with fibromuscular dysplasia: a case series.

@article{Saw2012SpontaneousCA,
  title={Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in patients with fibromuscular dysplasia: a case series.},
  author={Jacqueline Saw and Rohan S Poulter and Anthony Fung and David A. Wood and Jaap Hamburger and Christopher E H Buller},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={134-7}
}
Young women with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) frequently have nonatherosclerotic coronary artery disease (NACAD) and may be misdiagnosed. Coronary fibromuscular dysplasia (CFMD) commonly is overlooked, as the angiographic appearance is often subtle. Our group previously described CFMD as a diffuse obliterative disease starting abruptly at the mid-distal vessel, involving long segments.1 Spontaneous coronary dissection (SCAD) is another common form of NACAD and may be superimposed on CFMD… CONTINUE READING