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Rare Cause of Acute Coronary Syndrome: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Süleyman Ercan, Musa Çakıcı, Muhammed Oylumlu, Vedat Davutoğlu.

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is rare cause of acute coronary syndrome. It is diagnosed by coronary angiography which shows dissection flap and false lumen. Patients might be presented different clinical conditions from asymptomatic to sudden cardiac death. A 52 year-old man with acute coronary syndrome was performed coronary angiography, his sircumflex artery had spontaneous dissection. Due to unrelieved symptomes with medical treatment, percutanous coronary stenting was succesfully performed to sircumflex artery of the patient. If there are suitable vessel and experienced physican, percutanous coronary intervention can be performed to the patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection

Key words: Spontaneous coronary artery dissection, angiography, acute coronary syndrome.

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