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Multivessel spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a patient with severe systolic hypertension: a possible association. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10378828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon cause of myocardial ischemia and infarction. Hypertension has not been associated with SCAD. The authors report multivessel SCAD in an elderly woman with severe systolic hypertension. They postulate that hypertension of this degree may play a pathophysiologic role in the causation of SCAD.
Authors:
J M Greenblatt; G S Kochar; M A Albornoz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-07-01     Completed Date:  1999-07-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, Pennsylvania 19023, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology*
Angina Pectoris / etiology
Coronary Aneurysm / etiology*
Coronary Disease / complications
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications
Female
Humans
Hypertension / complications*
Myocardial Infarction / etiology
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology

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