Unusual Finding of Type 1 and Type 2 Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Multiparous Female: A Case Report

Aditya Patel, Jenna DaCosta, Ruhma Ali, Paul Bellafiore, Muhammad Nadeem, Addi Suleiman


Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon disease which can lead to acute coronary syndrome especially in young females. The risk factors associated with SCAD include connective tissue disorder, atherosclerosis, hormonal disturbances, history of physical and emotional stressors. Based on angiographic assessment SCAD is divided into three types. We present a unique case of multiparous female with concomitant type 1 and type 2 angiographic features of SCAD. The patient was started on medical therapy with close follow-up. This case highlights the importance of physician awareness about the occurrence of this rare cardiac condition in a young female without any significant risk factors.

J Med Cases. 2022;13(4):163-167
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3909


Spontaneous coronary artery dissection; Acute coronary syndrome; Multiparous female; Angiography

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