Mitral Stenosis, LV Aneurysm, Myocardial Bridge and Myocardial Infraction: The Mystery Memystified

A Chaurasia, S Harikrishnan, V Ajith, J Tharakan
2013 Int Cardiovasc Res J   unpublished
Coronary embolisation, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, and myocardial bridges are rare causes of Myocardial Infarction (MI) in the youth. Here, we report a young male who developed myocardial infarction at the age of 19. Investigations revealed that he had mitral stenosis, myocardial bridge, and angiographic features of healed coronary dissection. ►Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education: This emphasizes the various unusual causes of MI in a young patient with
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