Acute myocardial infarction in a young woman with severe ulcerative colitis

Mutlu B., Ermeydan C., Enc F., Fotbolcu H., Demirkol O., Bayrak F. , ...Daha Fazla

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.83, sa.2, ss.183-185, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 83 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0167-5273(02)00043-8
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.183-185


In this report we present a case of a 28-year-old woman who was admitted to our emergency room complaining of chest pain. Her clinical ECG and biochemical evaluation was consistent with acute nonatherogenic myocardial infarction. Subsequent work is revealed that she was suffering from ulcerative colitis with acute exacerbation since last week. We discussed triggering factors for thrombogenic and inflammatory tendency of patient with comprehensive review of literature to clarify the causal relationship. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.