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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction: Introduction

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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Causes of Myocardial infarction:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Myocardial infarction. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Myocardial infarction

Home Diagnostic Testing and Myocardial infarction

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Causes of Types of Myocardial infarction:

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Myocardial infarction: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Myocardial infarction, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Myocardial infarction Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Myocardial infarction may include:

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Myocardial infarction: Animations

Medications or substances causing Myocardial infarction:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Myocardial infarction as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Myocardial infarction: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Myocardial infarction may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Myocardial infarction

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Myocardial infarction: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Myocardial infarction

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Myocardial infarction: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Myocardial infarction

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Myocardial infarction: Related Rare Diseases

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Myocardial infarction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Myocardial infarction listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Myocardial infarction as a symptom include:

Definitions of Myocardial infarction:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Myocardial infarction

The list below shows some of the causes of Myocardial infarction mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Myocardial infarction?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Myocardial infarction. Of the 38 causes of Myocardial infarction that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Myocardial infarction:

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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Causes of Myocardial infarction Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Myocardial infarction based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Myocardial infarction:

    Coronary artery thrombosis, Heart attack, MI, Myocardial infarct
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Myocardial infarction:

    Medical Conditions associated with Myocardial infarction:

    Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes)

    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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