Case Report

Acute Myocardial Infarction After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Case Report)

  • Turgay ÇELİK
  • Atila İYİSOY
  • U. Çağdaş YÜKSEL
  • Ersoy IŞIK

Received Date: Accepted Date: 16.12.2004 Gulhane Med J 2005;47(1):67-69

Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease is the leading cause of myocardial ischemia. In clinical practice, other triggering factors should also be kept in mind which may precipitate myocardial ischemia in coronary artery disease patients. In this case report, we presented a case of carbonmonoxide posioning leading to acute myocardial infarction in a coronary artery disease patient.

Keywords: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Acute Myocardial Infarction