Acute myocardial infarction in a patient with sickle cell trait


Akkus O., Topuz M., DENİZ A.

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.44, ss.600-602, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5543/tkda.2016.33238
  • Dergi Adı: TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.600-602

Özet

Presently described is the rare complication of sickle cell trait (HbAS) with acute inferior myocardial infarction in a young adult patient. Angiogram revealed microemboli in the distal thin segment of the circumflex (Cx) artery. Anticoagulant and anti-aggregant therapies were initiated to restore Cx artery flow. HbAS was detected as an underlying pathology. ST segments returned to the isoelectric line and the patient became asymptomatic.