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  1. Angina at rest, often in early morning, associated with sinus tachycardia (ST) elevation. Patients with Prinzmetal’s angina are usually characterized by angina at rest, often in the early morning hours, associated with ST segment elevation on the electrocardiogram and coronary spasm. In 1959, Prinzmetal reintroduced this topic of atypical angina to include the description of coronary artery vasospasm, seen in normal coronary arteries.

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