Acute myocardial infarction in young adults with Antiphospholipid syndrome: report of two cases and literature review

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Abid, Leila; Frikha, Faten; Bahloul, Zouhir; Kammoun, Samir;
  • Publisher: African Field Epidemiology Network
  • Journal: The Pan African Medical Journal,volume 8 (issn: 1937-8688, eissn: 1937-8688)
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  • Subject: Antiphospholipid syndrome | coronarography | RA1-1270 | R5-920 | Public aspects of medicine | Medicine (General) | Epidemiology/Public Health | Case Report | acute myocardial infarction
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular diseases

Abstract Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is rarely associated with antiphospholipid syndrome. The treatment of these patients is a clinical challenge. We report the observations of 2 young adults (1 woman and 1 man), admitted in our acute care unit for acute myocardia... View more
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