SPONTANEOUS RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY DISSECTION IN A NORMOTENSIVE POST-PARTUM FEMALE
AbstractAcute myocardial infarction following coronary artery dissection during the post-partum period is a rare entity. Greater hemodynamic stress and hormonal changes increase the risk of developing a coronary artery dissection post-partum. Herein, we report the first case of a normotensive patient from Pakistan that presented with inferior wall myocardial infarction following 10-days post-partum due to right coronary artery dissection. This article highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis and subsequent life-saving treatment.Keywords: myocardial infarction; post-partum; coronary artery dissection; right coronary artery
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