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Non penetrating chest injury as a cause of myocardial infarction



Non penetrating chest injury as a cause of myocardial infarction



Archivos del Instituto de Cardiologia de Mexico 56(5): 425-432



We described a 21 year old male who had a myocardial infarction as a result of horse kick in the chest. EKG showed changes compatible with anterolateral infarction. Thalium scan demonstrated diffuse decreased uptake. Angiographic studies showed normal coronary arteries and abnormal movements of the posterior wall.

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