A teenager with mixed connective tissue disease presenting with an acute coronary syndrome

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Abstract

Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) manifests as a number of cardiovascular diseases; however, myocardial infarction secondary to coronary artery disease has not been well documented. We present a case of a teenager with MCTD and known cardiac risk factors who developed an acute coronary syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-34
Number of pages4
JournalVascular Medicine
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Vasculitis

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