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Myocardial infarction - a rare complication in Henoch-Schönlein purpura.
  1. O. Abdel-Hadi,
  2. M. A. Greenstone,
  3. R. B. Hartley,
  4. P. H. Kidner


    A 29-year-old man with previous Henoch-Schönlein disease presented with multiple systemic emboli and a myocardial infarction. Subsequent investigation by angiography showed normal coronary arteries. This appears to be the first reported case of Henoch-Schönlein disease and myocardial infarction probably due to coronary vasculitis.

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