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Unstable anginal syndrome and pulmonary oedema due to thyrotoxicosis.
  1. M. Glikson,
  2. D. Freimark,
  3. R. Leor,
  4. M. Shechter,
  5. E. Kaplinsky,
  6. B. Rabinowitz
  1. Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

    Abstract

    We report on a 40 year old woman who presented with typical unstable angina pectoris associated with pulmonary oedema, due to poorly controlled hyperthyroidism. No cardiac abnormality was detected by echo-Doppler and nuclear ventriculography. Coronary angiography demonstrated normal coronary arteries. This case represents a new manifestation of the known association of cardiac ischaemia with hyperthyroidism in the presence of normal coronary arteries.

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