Myocardial infarction in a premenopausal woman on leuprolide therapy

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Premenopausal women with chest pain syndrome may have nonatherosclerotic coronary arteries with abnormal coronary flow. Estrogens have cardioprotective effect improving coronary vasodilatation. This case report discusses the consequences of leuprolide use by decreasing estrogen levels which led to acute myocardial infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number390642
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2015
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

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Leuprolide
Estrogens
Myocardial Infarction
Chest Pain
Vasodilation
Coronary Vessels
Therapeutics

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Myocardial infarction in a premenopausal woman on leuprolide therapy. / Perez, Irving E.; Menegus, Mark A.; Taub, Cynthia C.

In: Case Reports in Medicine, Vol. 2015, 390642, 2015.

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