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Coronary artery spasm

Coronary artery spasm
Coronary artery spasm is a temporary constriction (narrowing) of an artery in the heart. The spasm can slow or stop blood flow through the artery. The main symptom is chest pain.




Review Date: 1/25/2013
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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