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Netherlands Heart Journal

, Volume 17, Issue 10, pp 396–397 | Cite as

Traumatic subdural haematoma with electrocardiographic abnormalities simulating myocardial infarction

  • A. J. H. H. M. van Oostrom
  • H. W. Mauser
  • E. F. D. Wever
Imaging in cardiology

Abstract

A 58-year-old man with a history of alcohol abuse and smoking presented with a subdural haematoma due to head trauma after alcohol intoxication. He was disorientated; general and specific cardiological and neurological examinationswere unremarkable. Cardiac troponin T (0.053 μg/l), N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide (768 pg/ml) and serum ethanol (3316 mg/l) were elevated.

Keywords

Public Health Peptide Alcohol Myocardial Infarction Natriuretic Peptide 
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© Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. H. H. M. van Oostrom
    • 1
  • H. W. Mauser
  • E. F. D. Wever
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