Unstable Angina with Normal Coronary Angiography in Hyperthyroidism: A Case Report

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Tsung-Hsien Lin ; Ho-Ming Su ; Wen-Chol Voon ; Wen-Ter Lai ; Sheng-Hsiung Sheu (2005)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, volume 21, issue 1, pages 29-33 (issn: 1607-551X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S1607-551X(09)70273-6
  • Subject: hyperthyroidism | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Medicine(all) | angina pectoris | unstable angina
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Hyperthyroidism is associated with an increase in myocardial oxygen consumption that, due to an imbalance of oxygen demand and supply, can cause angina. However, subclinical hyperthyroidism rarely presents as chest pain in the resting state. Herein, we present a case of... View more
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