Author: John Winkler, M.D.
- Some risk factors for MI in the young are history of CAD, stimulant drug use, coronary spasm and diabetes.
- In those with diffuse ST elevations on EKG, think pericarditis. Troponin will also be elevated.
References: Egred M, Viswanathan G, Davis GK Myocardial infarction in young adults Postgraduate Medical Journal 2005;81:741-745.