Unusual presentation of extensive spontaneous coronary dissection: Case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Frana2017UnusualPO,
  title={Unusual presentation of extensive spontaneous coronary dissection: Case report and literature review},
  author={J{\'u}lio C{\'e}sar Queiroz de França and M{\'a}rcio Ant{\^o}nio dos Santos and Moacir Fernandes de Godoy},
  booktitle={ARYA atherosclerosis},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The etiology of spontaneous dissection of coronary artery (SDCA) is not well understood yet. Different studies have linked this entity to pregnancy, physical stress, collagen diseases and vasculitis. In general, patients do not exhibit the classic risk factors for coronary artery disease, which mandates the suspicion of this condition, especially in young adults with acute coronary syndrome. CASE REPORT In this article, we report the case of a 63-year old male patient, asymptomatic… CONTINUE READING