silent myocardial infarction


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Related to silent myocardial infarction: silent myocardial ischemia, transmural infarction

si·lent my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion

infarction that produces none of the characteristic symptoms and signs of myocardial infarction.
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si·lent my·o·car·di·al in·farct·ion

(sī'lĕnt mī'ō-kahr'dē-ăl in-fahrk'shŭn)
Infarct that produces none of the characteristic symptoms and signs of myocardial infarction.
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silent myocardial infarction

Unrecognized myocardial infarction. The patient may experience difficulty breathing, heartburn, nausea, arm pain, or other atypical symptoms.
See also: infarction
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