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Silent ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction with Multi-segmental Renal Infarction: An Unusual Presentation.
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PMID:  21467705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 36-year-old diabetic man came to our institution presenting with constant left flank pain. Left renal embolic infarction was found by abdominal computed tomography. Silent ST segment elevation myocardial infarction was noted on 12-lead electrocardiogram. Emergent coronary angiography revealed large thrombus burdens with complete occlusion at the left anterior descending artery ostium, which may be the embolic origin. Silent ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with acute flank pain and multiple segmental renal infarction is an unusual presentation. High vigilance may prevent delay of the "golden hour" to treat acute myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Hung-Yu Chang; Yung-Nien Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  723-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taiwan.
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