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Myocardial infarction: blood supply to part of the heart is interrupted. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Myocardial infarction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained heart rhythm...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous possibilities....read more »
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Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be overlooked include ...read more »
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causes of Myocardial infarction as a symptom include:
Presence of a thrombus in a coronary artery, often causing a myocardial infarction.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Gross necrosis of the myocardium, as a result of interruption of the blood supply to the area.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Myocardial infarction mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Myocardial infarction' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Myocardial infarction:
Symptoms related to Myocardial infarction:
Hypoxia (69 causes), Electrocution, Heart disease (106 causes), Hemorrhage (1783 causes), Severe injury, Respiratory failure (222 causes), Coronary thrombosis, Anaphylactic shock (237 causes), Shock (259 causes), Electrolyte imbalance (89 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes)
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