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Es un tipo de molestia torácica debida al flujo de sangre insuficiente a través de los vasos sanguíneos (vasos coronarios) del músculo cardíaco (miocardio).

Temas relacionados:

Nombres alternativos

Causas, incidencia y factores de riesgo


Algunos pacientes, especialmente mujeres, ancianos y personas con diabetes, tienen síntomas inusuales como:

  • Fatiga
  • Dolor en la mandíbula, el brazo o la espalda
  • Dificultad para respirar
  • Debilidad

Signos y exámenes


Grupos de apoyo

Expectativas (pronóstico)


Situaciones que requieren asistencia médica



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Review Date: 6/21/2010

Review By: Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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