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      Prinzmetal’s Angina Associated with Alcohol Withdrawal

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      Cardiology

      S. Karger AG

      Prinzmetal’s angina, Coronary vasospasm, Alcohol, Alcohol withdrawal

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          A 39-year-old woman developed critical anginal attacks 2-7 days after abruptly stopping long-lasting excessive alcohol drinking. The coronary angiogram demonstrated spasms in the left anterior descending and the right coronary artery without signs of preexistent stenosis. In previous reports alcohol-related coronary spasm always followed ingestion of alcohol several hours before. Because of the time delay in this case, we suggest that not the intake but the withdrawal of alcohol was the factor provoking coronary spasm in our patient.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1988
          1988
          11 November 2008
          : 75
          : 3
          : 226-229
          Affiliations
          Department of Cardiology, St. Radboud Hospital, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
          Article
          174376 Cardiology 1988;75:226–229
          10.1159/000174376
          3416333
          © 1988 S. Karger AG, Basel

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