An unusual case of myocardial infarction

Submitted: August 20, 2015
Accepted: August 20, 2015
Published: August 20, 2015
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Myocardial infarction may be the result of embolism of calcified material from the aortic valve or thrombotic formations adhering to the same. We report a case of late myocardial infarction secondary to embolization from a thrombus adherent to the aortic valve jutting out in the ostium of the left main coronary artery. Keywords: Myocardial infarction, thrombotic



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Rovetta, Riccardo, Enrico Vizzardi, Antonio D’Aloia, Ivano Bonadei, Edoardo Sciatti, and Marco Metra. 2015. “An Unusual Case of Myocardial Infarction”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 82 (2).