Basophilic or mucoid degeneration of the intima in the coronary arteries is an extremely rare cause of premature atherosclerosis. An unusual case of fatal basophilic degeneration of the coronary arteries 142 days after delivery is reported. (C) 1996 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis|
|Publication status||Published - Oct-1996|
- coronary artery
- mucoid degeneration
- sudden death