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Can a heart attack to occur resulting from a cause other than plaque build up in the heart arteries (e.G., muscular compression of arteries)?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Coronary bridging and coronary spasm are well documented ethiologies for some myocardial infarcts.

In brief: Yes

Coronary bridging and coronary spasm are well documented ethiologies for some myocardial infarcts.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bridging as you

Describe can lead to mi.

In brief: Bridging as you

Describe can lead to mi.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Unusual congenital anomalies of origin r muscle bands aortic dissection involving coronaries embolism cocaine other hypoxia.

In brief: Yes

Unusual congenital anomalies of origin r muscle bands aortic dissection involving coronaries embolism cocaine other hypoxia.
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