Coronary vasospasm

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Coronary vasospasm
Classification and external resources
ICD-9-CM 413.1
DiseasesDB 13727
MedlinePlus 000159
eMedicine med/447
MeSH D003329

Coronary vasospasm is a sudden, intense vasoconstriction of an epicardial coronary artery that causes occlusion (stoppage) or near-occlusion of the vessel.

It can cause Prinzmetal's angina.

It can occur in multiple vessels.[1][2]

Atropine has been used to treat the condition.[3]

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