Primary Antiphospholipid syndrome presenting with acute ST elevated MI with normal coronaries

Authors

  • Lohani Md Tajul Islam Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Abdul Wadud Chowdhury Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • AKM Fazlur Rahman Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Sarjana Sultana Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • DMM F Osmany Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Md Nazmul Hasan Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v12i1.34027

Abstract

Myocardial infarction (MI) under the age of 40 years accounts for around 3% of cases of coronary artery disease. Coronary artery atherosclerosis is less commonly the underlying aetiology in this age group and more comprehensive investigation of the cause is required. Antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare cause for MI which can be found younger age group. Here,We report a22 years young patients with MI who had normal coronary arteries on coronary angiogram that proved to have primary APS.

University Heart Journal Vol. 12, No. 1, January 2016; 49-50

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Published

2017-09-17

How to Cite

Islam, L. M. T., Chowdhury, A. W., Rahman, A. F., Sultana, S., Osmany, D. F., & Hasan, M. N. (2017). Primary Antiphospholipid syndrome presenting with acute ST elevated MI with normal coronaries. University Heart Journal, 12(1), 49–50. https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v12i1.34027

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Case Reports