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Acute myocardial infarction: a rare complication of the thrombotic tendency in nephrotic syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7917806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The association of nephrotic syndrome with a hypercoagulable state and vascular thrombosis is well recognised. We present a case of acute anterior myocardial infarction in a young man with nephrotic syndrome secondary to minimal change glomerulonephritis, in which subsequent coronary angiography showed no evidence of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease and thrombotic occlusion of an otherwise normal left anterior descending coronary artery was the likely cause of presentation.
Authors:
G Y Lip; K N Tean; F G Dunn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of clinical practice     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0007-0947     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Clin Pract     Publication Date:    1994 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-11-10     Completed Date:  1994-11-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372546     Medline TA:  Br J Clin Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  218-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Stobhill General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Coronary Thrombosis / complications*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / etiology*
Nephrotic Syndrome / complications*

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