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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a female patient with fragile X syndrome
Hyun-Young Park, Jin-Man Cho, Dong-Hee Kim, Chang-Bum Park, Chong-Jin Kim
Kosin Medical Journal 2017;32(2):240-243.
Published online: January 19, 2017
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Department of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, East West Neo Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Author: Jin-Man Cho, Department of Cardiology, Kyung Hee University, Kyung Hee University at Gangdong, 892, Dongnam-ro, Gangdong-gu, Seoul 05278, Korea Tel: +82-2-440-6293 Fax: +82-2-440-7242 E-mail:
• Received: October 12, 2015   • Accepted: October 13, 2015

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  • We report a case of Spontaneous coronary artery dissection associated with fragile X syndrome. The relationship between fragile X syndrome and Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is unclear. However, More research will need about the causes and treatment of Spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
1A: Dissection of the left anterior descending artery (arrow), revealed by coronary angiography 1B : Resolution of the intimal dissection after stent insertion (arrow)
2A : Intimal tear and hematoma(*) of the left anterior descending artery, revealed by intravascular ultrasonography 2B : Resolution of the intimal dissection after stent insertion
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