Disease Information for Prinzmetal variant angina

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Chest Pain
Chest pain releved by nitroglycerin
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Heart 'spells'
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Non-localized shoulder area pain
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Angina
Patient/Arteriosclerosis
Patient/Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Changing ST-T segments/No Q Waves (ECG)
EKG/ST elevation (ECG)
EKG/Inverted T Waves (ECG)
EKG/Multifocal ventricular ectopy (ECG)
EKG/Acute myocardial infarction signs (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
EKG/Changing pattern (ECG)
EKG/Injury current pattern (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Hiatus hernia, esophagus
Associated Disease & Complications
Angina pectoris
Angina, spasm type
Angina, unstable/crescendo/intermediate syndrome
Death/Unanticipated
Raynaud's syndrome
Cardiac death, sudden
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Arteriosclerosis/vascular/venous (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amlodipine (Norvasc) administration
RX/Diltiazem (Cardizem)
RX/Low-dose aspirin
RX/Magnesium oxide
RX/Nifedipine (Procardia)
Definition

A clinical syndrome characterized by the development of CHEST PAIN at rest with concomitant transient ST segment elevation in the electrocardiogram, but with preserved exercise capacity.

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