Spontaneous intramedullary hematoma initially mimicking myocardial infarction.

  title={Spontaneous intramedullary hematoma initially mimicking myocardial infarction.},
  author={Dong Hoon Lee and Yoon Hee Choi},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={32 10},
Spontaneous intramedullary hematoma (IMH) is a rare condition. The initial clinical manifestations are variable. Early symptoms of high thoracic IMH include thoracocervical pain that can be mistaken for emergent cardiopulmonary conditions such as myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. We report on a 34-year-old man who presented initially with chest pain and radiating pain in both shoulders. He was initially misdiagnosed as having a myocardial infarction and treated… CONTINUE READING


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