Fatal myocardial infarction occurring in the first day of life is reported. Coronary artery occlusion resulted from a paradoxical embolus, the thrombus having arisen in the ductus venosus. Severe circulatory failure resulted in profound metabolic acidosis, and death occurred at the age of 23 hours.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health