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01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Journal of Medical Case Reports 1/2014

Coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome in a 51-year-old man with immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report

Zeitschrift:
Journal of Medical Case Reports > Ausgabe 1/2014
Autoren:
Bora Demircelik, Meltem Altinsoy, Fadime Bozduman, Mahmut Gunes, Muzaffer Cakmak, Beyhan Eryonucu
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The online version of this article (doi:10.​1186/​1752-1947-8-214) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors’ contributions

BD and MA participated in the design of study. MA, FB, MC and MG conceived of the study and participated in its design and coordination. BD participated in article writing. BE participated in correction of the study. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Abstract

Introduction

Treatment of the rare cases of patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with acute coronary syndrome can be a significant problem. The patient in our case report was treated successfully with percutaneous coronary intervention.

Case presentation

A 51-year-old man of Turkish origin who had idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura was admitted to our hospital with severe chest pain. His electrocardiography was normal on admission but dynamic ischemic changes were observed during follow-up. He underwent immediate coronary angiography. In his angiography, left anterior descending artery stenosis was 90% together with the diagonal ostium. Percutaneous coronary intervention was performed successfully. Bleeding complications were not observed after the procedure.

Conclusions

We report the presence of a rare case of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in a patient with acute coronary syndrome. In this situation a serious multidisciplinary approach is required before coronary intervention.

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