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Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Diagnosis Begins Through Inspection [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2024; 52(4): 293-297 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2023.52578

Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Diagnosis Begins Through Inspection

Zeynep Kumral1, Ayse Çolak1, Mehmet Emre Özpelit2, Ebru Özpelit1
1Department of Cardiology, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Türkiye
2Department of Cardiology, İzmir University of Economics, İzmir, Türkiye

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an atypical cause of myocardial infarction, predominantly seen in women. Among various predisposing factors, genetic vasculopathies such as connective tissue diseases significantly contribute to SCAD. This report discusses a 36-year-old male diagnosed with vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome following an anterior myocardial infarction and explores relevant literature.

Keywords: Acute coronary syndromes, connective tissue disease, premature myocardial infarction, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, vascular Ehler-Danlos syndrome

How to cite this article
Zeynep Kumral, Ayse Çolak, Mehmet Emre Özpelit, Ebru Özpelit. Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Diagnosis Begins Through Inspection. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2024; 52(4): 293-297

Corresponding Author: Zeynep Kumral
Manuscript Language: English


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