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Acute nonatherosclerotic coronary thromboembolism presenting with an inferior STEMI in a patient on oral contraception; A Case Report
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  • Nabil Braiteh,
  • Raheel Chaudhry,
  • Ibraheem Rehman,
  • Jowana Breiteh,
  • Alon Yarkoni
Nabil Braiteh
UHS Wilson Medical Center
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Raheel Chaudhry
UHS Wilson Medical Center
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Ibraheem Rehman
Emory University
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Jowana Breiteh
American University of Beirut
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Alon Yarkoni
UHS Wilson Medical Center
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Abstract

Direct coronary embolism in the setting of oral contraceptive pills (OCP) use is a rare adverse effect. It is known for OCP to increase the risk of thrombosis, however leading to an inferior ST elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to an acute occlusive embolism is a rare entity.