Idiopathic spontaneous coronary artery dissection
Synonyms: Idiopathic SCAD
A rare vascular disease characterized by idiopathic detachment of the layers of the walls of coronary arteries creating a false lumen which limits the main coronary flow leading to myocardial ischemia. Clinical manifestations include acute coronary syndromes especially ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) syncope cardiogenic shock or sudden cardiac death. The condition typically affects young women.
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