Background: Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an under-recognized
cause of acute coronary syndrome in women.
Case Presentation: We present a 40-year-old female who presented with recurrent STEMI due to
recurrent SCAD 10 days after the index presentation in a different coronary territory. She was successfully
treated both times with drug eluting stents. MRI showed an evidence of transmural infarction
but her ejection fraction was only mildly reduced. She had good short term outcome.
Conclusion: High index of suspicion is crucial for early diagnosis and prompt medical and interventional
management in patients with SCAD.
Keywords: Spontaneous coronary artery dissection, left anterior descending, STEMI, percutaneous intervention, coronary angiography,
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