Diagnosis and Treatment of Prinzmetal Angina

Video Supplement to “Prinzmetal Angina Mimicking Severe Three-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease,” by Dahdouh and Mohamed (September 2020 Clinical Images).

Coronary artery vasospasm, or Prinzmetal angina, is a constriction of the coronary arteries that can cause complete or near-complete occlusion of the vessel. Usually, Prinzmetal angina affects only one coronary vessel; however, in the case demonstrated herein, it occurred simultaneously in three coronary arteries, and was totally relieved after nitrate administration.

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