Left Main Myocardial Infarction in a Healthy Young Male—A Case Report


Acute left main coronary artery occlusion is a catastrophic and mostly fatal event. Patients may present with sudden death or cardiogenic shock. Intra-aortic balloon pump support and emergency revascularization is indicated to preserve the left ventricular function. We describe a case of left main thrombus in a health 24-year-old young male with no risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis.

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Khan, N.U.A., Movahed, A., Saha, P.K. et al. Left Main Myocardial Infarction in a Healthy Young Male—A Case Report. Int J Angiol 14, 94–96 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00547-005-2035-9

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  • Leave Anterior Descend
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Left Main
  • Blunt Chest Trauma