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- Avinash V. Sharma, MD, MPHa,∗,
- Raja Zaghol, MDa,∗,
- Ana Barac, MD, PhDb,
- Itsik Ben-Dor, MDb and
- Anitha John, MD, PhDc,∗ ()
- aDepartment of Internal Medicine, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
- bMedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
- cDivision of Cardiology, Children’s National Health System, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Anitha S. John, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s National Health System, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon form of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). With the increasing recognition of this condition presenting as ACS in females, clinicians should always remain vigilant for it. This case describes a patient with congenital heart disease presenting with SCAD. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)
↵∗ Drs. Shah and Zaghol contributed equally to this work.
The authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose.
- Received May 28, 2019.
- Accepted June 5, 2019.
- 2019 The Authors