Title

Spontaneous multivessel coronary artery dissection associated with elevated homocysteine levels

Document Type

Report

Department

Cardiology

Abstract

A case of spontaneous multi-vessel coronary artery dissection in a young man, with markedly elevated serum homocysteine levels, is reported. The effects of elevated homocysteine levels on arterial endothelial function and possible plaque rupture leading to coronary dissection and acute coronary syndrome and / or sudden cardiac death are also discussed.

Publication

Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

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