SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Cardiovascular Disease I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Emotional stress is known to precipitate myocardial infarction but mechanisms remain uncertain. We present a case of a young woman who presented with ST elevation myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock precipitated by acute emotional stress and found to have spontaneous dissection of the left main coronary artery (LMCA) without evidence of atherosclerosis.