Seven vessel spontaneous coronary artery dissection and concurrent transient global amnesia after an emotional trigger

Nikolaos Papadopoulos, Ashleigh Dind, Karam Alzuhairi and Peter Caspari
Med J Aust 2023; 218 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51974
Published online: 19 June 2023

A 60‐year‐old woman presented to the emergency department with confusion and memory loss on the day of her father's death. She could not recall her father's death despite being reminded. She complained of a frontal headache and epigastric pain. Her medical history included hypertension, Hashimoto thyroiditis and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

  • 1 Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 Bankstown–Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, NSW

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