Cardiology MCQ 029

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A 57 year old man presents with a 35 minute history of severe chest pain radiating down his left arm, associated with shortness of breath. He denies denies a prior history of chest pain. His serum troponin levels and EKG are compatible with an acute anterior wall myocardial infarction. The histological finding you would expect in the left anterior descending artery (LAD).

A. Circumferential medial fibrosis
B. Circumferential intimal fibrosis
C. Eccentric intact atherosclerotic plaques
Acute Myocardial Infarction: Emerging Concepts of Pathogenesis and TreatmentD. Disrupted atherosclerotic plaque with non occlusive mural thrombosis
E. Disrupted atherosclerotic plaque with occlusive thrombosis

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