[Acute myocardial infarction in a 13-year-old boy with Duchenne's disease]

G Ital Cardiol. 1984 Oct;14(10):817-20.
[Article in Italian]


A 13-year-old boy with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy suffered an acute myocardial infarction as shown by typical electrocardiographic and enzyme changes, and by the results of radionuclide studies. this is the third reported case of the acute myocardial infarction in a patient with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Clinical Enzyme Tests
  • Electrocardiography
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Muscular Dystrophies / complications*
  • Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis
  • Myocardial Infarction / diagnostic imaging
  • Myocardial Infarction / etiology*
  • Radionuclide Imaging