A woman with recurrent cardiac ischemia without coronary artery disease

Ma, Ronald C.W.; Yip, Gabriel W.K.; Chow, Chun Chung; Cockram, Clive S.
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p171
Academic Journal
The article presents a clinical case report of 62-year-old woman suffering from cardiac ischemia without coronary heart disease. The article mentions that the patient's diagnosis did not demonstrate coronary artery disease. The cardiac complications were later discovered to be caused due to pheochromoctyoma. The article urges that pheochromoctyoma be included in the differential diagnosis of coronary syndromes. Clinicians are advised to be aware of less common presentations of the disease.


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