Patients with Prinzmetals 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.
- Angina at rest, often in early morning, associated with sinus
tachycardia (ST) elevation.
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