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Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Young Woman
1 Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2001, 2(3), 166–171;
Published: 30 September 2001
When should an acute coronary event be suspected in a young woman with chest pain? Coronary artery disease is not common in such patients, but the possibility should not be discounted. Correct characterization of the pain, along with presence of known risk factors for CAD, can lead to an accurate diagnosis, even though the presentation may be atypical.