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Coronary thrombus in a 23 year old anabolic steroid user
  1. J Ment,
  2. P F Ludman
  1. p.f.ludman{at}

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A 23 year old male body builder presented with a recent onset of central chest pain. He was a smoker with cholesterol concentration of 7.l mmol/l on admission. He had been taking anabolic steroids (methandrostenelone 20 mg daily) for three months. Anteroseptal T wave inversion on a 12 lead ECG along with elevated troponin T prompted early coronary angiography. This revealed …

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