A case of isolated inferior ST segment elevation myocardial infarction due to occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery and review of the literature
Faruk Ertaş 1 * , Ferhat Özyurtlu, Halit Acet, Mehmet Zihni Bilik
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1 Dicle üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji AD, Diyarbakır, Turkey* Corresponding Author


ST elevation myocardial infarction is a clinic situation usually presents with total occlusion in the coronary artery. The electrocardiography (ECG) at the presentation helps us to diagnose, to guess the occluded coronary artery and to assess the treatment. However, sometimes the ECG could not be enough to guess the occluded coronary artery. Left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery occlusion resulting in inferior ST-segment elevation without anterior ST-segment elevation is an extremely rare finding. In this study, we presented a case who admitted to the emergency department with a typically chest pain and inferior ST-segment elevation without anterior ST-segment elevation ECG pattern but a total occlusion in LAD in the coronary angiography. 


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 4, 525-528


Publication date: 14 Dec 2013

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