Difference in ACS symptoms seen between women and men

12/17/2007 | Medscape (free registration)

A review of studies on acute coronary syndrome shows that women tend to report different symptoms than men, which may contribute to misdiagnosis of ACS in women. The study showed that women are less likely than men to report chest pain, and more likely to report middle- and upper-back pain, jaw or neck pain, nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms.

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