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Cardiac anaphylaxis: a case of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction after IM epinephrine for anaphylactic shock.

Publication Type : Journal Article

Thematic Areas : Medical Sciences

Publisher : The American Journal of Emergency Medicine,

Source : The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013.

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Keywords : adrenalin, anaphylaxis, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, article, case report, chemically induced disorder, diclofenac, Epinephrine, heart infarction, human, Humans, Injections, Intramuscular, intramuscular drug administration, male, middle aged, Myocardial Infarction, Non-Steroidal, nonsteroid antiinflammatory agent, vasoconstrictor agent, Vasoconstrictor Agents

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Cardiology

Year : 2013

Abstract : A 62-year-old male smoker with no other comorbidities presented to emergency department with systemic anaphylaxis, due to oral diclofenac for toothache. He developed acute anterior wall myocardial infarction following IM epinephrine 1 mg 1:1000. Primary percutaneous coronary intervention was done, which showed a thrombus in the mid left anterior descending artery with no evidence of obstructive coronary artery disease after thrombus aspiration.

Cite this Research Publication : Vijayakumar M., “Cardiac Anaphylaxis: A Case of Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction after IM Epinephrine for Anaphylactic Shock”, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013.

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