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Case report and review: epicardial coronary artery fibromuscular dysplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18242135     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) of the epicardial coronary arteries is an uncommon entity. We describe the first published case of this condition presenting as a transient ischaemic attack due to thromboembolism from intracardiac thrombus secondary to silent myocardial infarction. We also present the first published case of epicardial coronary FMD with sparing of the renal arteries. This case provides further evidence that FMD of the epicardial coronary arteries frequently involves the mid to distal segments of the left anterior descending artery. A brief review of the literature on FMD is presented.
Anthony Camuglia; Vance Manins; Andrew Taylor; Chris Hengel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-01-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung Circ     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-06     Completed Date:  2009-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Vessels*
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / complications*
Myocardial Infarction / complications*
Thromboembolism / complications*

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