Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. With the increase in substance abuse, the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in younger population has been on the rise. Traditionally, cocaine has been blamed for acute MI; however, recently, there have been more incidences of marijuana as an inciting factor. We present a case of marijuana-induced acute MI and discuss the proposed mechanism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||The American journal of emergency medicine|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine