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Differential diagnosis of intracoronary lesions
  1. Cornelia S Carr,
  2. Akhlaque Bhat,
  3. Abdulaziz M Alkhulaifi
  1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Hospital, Doha, Qatar
  1. Correspondence to Dr Cornelia Carr, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Hospital, Doha 3050, Qatar; noahalkh{at}

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A 39-year-old man presented with a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction which was treated with thrombolysis, and he made an uneventful recovery. His only risk factor was smoking for 5 years. Echocardiogram showed an ejection fraction of 55%. He denied previous episodes of chest pain, unusual childhood illnesses and inflammatory diseases. A month later he underwent coronary angiography (figures 1–3 …

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