What are the causes of Acute myocardial infaction in Children?

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AMI is almost non-existent in children, what are the conditions that can cause MI in children?

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  1. ALCAPA (Anomalous origin of LCA from pulmonary artery)
  2. Kawasaki disease
  3. D-Transposition of great arteries
  4. Tetralogy of fallot
  5. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
  6. Coronary artery ostial stenosis (Williams syndrome)
  7. Traumatic MI
  8. Sickle cell disease
  9. Cardiomyopathy
  10. Neonatal MI - intrauterine myocarditis, adverse effects of maternal oxytocin administration, thromboembolism from umbilical catheters or renal vein thrombosis, coronary artery steal in association with septal hypertrophy in an infant of a diabetic mother, and antithrombin III deficiency.
answered Jun 12, 2015 by Sulabh Shrestha Doctor of Medicine (5,553 points)