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CES Medicina

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ECHEVERRI MARIN, Diego; AGUIRRE, Hernán Darío  and  RAMIREZ, Juan David. Transitory ST elevation, Prinzmetal angina. CES Med. [online]. 2016, vol.30, n.1, pp.107-113. ISSN 0120-8705.

Prinzmetal variant angina is an uncommon disease in Colombia, it have high risk of complications if is not diagnosed early and a rapid treatment starter. Also, it is one of the causes of ST segment elevation on the electrocardiogram in patients with chest pain in the emergency department. We describe the case of a patient with vasospastic disease whose clinical presentation simulates a heart attack and after diagnostic studies that allowed dismiss this and, the proper treatment was given.

Keywords : Prinzmetal's variant angina; Chest pain; Vasoespastic disease.

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