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A 34-year-old woman, with unremarkable medical history and no cardiovascular risk factors, one month after partum experienced a strong and prolonged jugular pain episode requiring admission to the emergency department. The ECG signs showed acute myocardial infarction and she underwent coronary angiography which showed left circumflex artery dissection in the middle and distal tract, with possible proximal extension even up to the left main artery (figure 1, panel A).
Contributors VR: paper writing, images editing and coronary CT angiography execution. CM: patient management and coronary angiography execution. MZ: literature search and supervisor (overall content guarantor).
Competing interests None.
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