Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction in a Young Female; Initial Presentation of Takayasu Arteritis: A Case Report

Case Report

Loai Abudaqa, Ashraf Hayder

Abstract

Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is a chronic large-vessel inflammation of unknown etiology that mainly affects the aorta and its major branches. Coronary involvement is not uncommon (9%-11% of cases). Coronary artery involvement consists mostly of stenosis at the coronary ostia. We report the case of a 42-year-old lady who presented with acute inferior wall MI. although our patient is older than 40 years at the time of presentation, the diagnosis has been confirmed by anatomic imaging.

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