CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Cardiovasc Dis Women WINCARS 2021; 06(01): 039-041
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1723919
Case Report

Spontaneous Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection: Case Report

S. V. V. Mani Krishna
1  Department of Cardiology, NIMS, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India
,
D. P. Kalyan Chakravarthy
1  Department of Cardiology, NIMS, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India
,
Shahood Ajaz Kakroo
1  Department of Cardiology, NIMS, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India
,
M. Naveen Kumar
1  Department of Cardiology, NIMS, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

Left main coronary artery (LMCA) dissections may be iatrogenic or spontaneous. Spontaneous coronary artery dissections (SCADs) are common in pregnant women, with predominantly left anterior descending artery (LAD) involvement. In males, coronary artery dissections may happen in alcoholics. Spontaneous LMCA dissection as the cause of myocardial infarction is very rare. We are reporting a case of spontaneous LMCA dissection in a 45-year-old male alcoholic with the involvement of LAD ostium, which resolved spontaneously with conservative management.



Publication History

Publication Date:
09 April 2021 (online)

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