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Severe limb pain suppresses chest pain in a patient with anterior myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  22407423     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac complications of chest trauma range from arrhythmias and valvular avulsions to myocardial contusion, rupture, and-rarely-myocardial infarction. Herein, we described a 44-year-old male patient who presented to the hospital after receiving a blow from a fist directly to the chest and fingertip amputation during a fight; anterior myocardial infarction without any chest pain was coincidentally detected. Our case illustrates the importance of electrocardiography in the initial evaluation of patients with chest trauma and suspected injury to the coronary arteries.
Authors:
U Canpolat; E B Kaya; K Aytemir; G Kabakçı
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Herz     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-6692     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801231     Medline TA:  Herz     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University, 06100, Ankara, Sıhhıye, Turkey, dru_canpolat@yahoo.com.
Vernacular Title:
Unterdrückte Schmerzwahrnehmung bei Vorderwandinfarkt durch traumabedingte Schmerzen in der Hand.
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