Blast Injury: A Very Rare Cause of Left Coronary Artery Dissection

Kurklu H. A., TAN T. S.

JACC: Case Reports, vol.3, no.18, pp.1898-1902, 2021 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2021.09.015
  • Journal Name: JACC: Case Reports
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1898-1902
  • Keywords: acute coronary syndrome, coronary angiography, dissection, percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: Yes


© 2021 The AuthorsAcute coronary artery dissection commonly occurs in young women without cardiovascular risk factors. Predisposing factors, including fibromuscular dysplasia or other vasculopathies, have been demonstrated in its etiology. Here we report the case of a 46-year-old-man who presented with left anterior descending coronary artery dissection caused by blast injury after a bomb explosion. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)