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Does coronary vasospasm always cause angina?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: No

It may also cause myocardial infarction.

In brief: No

It may also cause myocardial infarction.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Coronary vasospasm

We would presume that an episode of coronary artery vasospasm would cause chest pain.
This pain could represent angina, unstable angina or heart attack - we wouldn't necessarily know just by the pain. So episodes of chest pain in patients with known history of coronary vasospasm need to be addressed and certainly not ignored.

In brief: Coronary vasospasm

We would presume that an episode of coronary artery vasospasm would cause chest pain.
This pain could represent angina, unstable angina or heart attack - we wouldn't necessarily know just by the pain. So episodes of chest pain in patients with known history of coronary vasospasm need to be addressed and certainly not ignored.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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