SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection) is a rare disorder which rarely recurs. It is increasingly diagnosed as a cause for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with limited insight into its pathophysiology and treatment. Lack of randomized trials and consensus guidelines make this a unique and challenging disease to manage. We describe a complex case of recurrent idiopathic SCAD with prior history of NSTE-ACS (Non-ST elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome) and discuss its management based on current clinical practices.
Khurana, Sumit; Kaushal, Jessica; Markan, Dhruv; Wang, John C.; Kaliyadan, Antony; Haas, Christopher; and Devkota, Amrit
"Recurrent Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Case of Triple Trouble,"
Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives: Vol. 13:
2, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.gbmc.org/jchimp/vol13/iss2/13