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Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiology

    Abstract

    Open Access Case Report PTZAID: JCMC-4-145

    A rare case of Contusio Cordis: Fist fight leading to an Acute Myocardial Infarction due to Left Anterior Descending artery dissection

    Hiten Patel*, Yamini Sundermurthy, Suchit Bhutani and Mahesh Bikkina

    Cardiac lesions resulting from blunt chest injuries can present as cardiac contusion; ventricular free wall rupture; ventricular septal rupture; and valvular lesion [1]. But acute Myocardial infarction (MI) from contusio cordis is a very rare complication. Here we present a case of fist punch to the chest leading to distal Left Anterior Descending (LAD) artery dissection causing acute MI.

    Published on: Jun 16, 2017 Pages: 27-28

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000045 CrossMark

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