n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - A case of enoxaparin-induced thrombocytopaenia during treatment of acute myocardial infarction : case report

Volume 27 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745



Heparin-induced thrombocytopaenia is a life-threatening complication, affecting the morbidity and mortality of the patient if not properly treated. We report a case of a 75-year-old female patient who experienced enoxaparin-inducedthrombocytopaenia during medical treatment of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction due to thrombotic total occlusion in the large right coronary artery.

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