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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

Acute leukemia presenting as acute coronary syndrome: A rare case report

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Case Report

Author Details : Venkat Raghavan A.T.M*, Shanmugasamy K, Uma Devi K.R, Sowmya S, Raghavan Narasimhan

Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 503-505

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) occurs due to atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries. Although, other causes of coronary heart disease should always be taken into account. In our case, the patient presented as symptoms of coronary heart disease as a result of Acute Leukemia. The pathophysiological mechanisms of acute leukaemia leading to Coronary Heart Disease are discussed.

Keywords: Acute leukemia, Acute coronary syndrome, Blasts.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpo.2019.097

How to cite : A.t.m V R, Shanmugasamy K, K.r U D, Sowmya S, Narasimhan R, Acute leukemia presenting as acute coronary syndrome: A rare case report. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2019;6(3):503-505

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