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Journal Article


The American journal of emergency medicine, Volume 31, Number 7, p.1157.e1-3 (2013)



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


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.


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K. Tummala, Maniyal, V. K., Chandrashekaran, R., Mathew, N., and Ganeshwala, G., “Cardiac anaphylaxis: a case of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction after IM epinephrine for anaphylactic shock.”, The American journal of emergency medicine, vol. 31, pp. 1157.e1-3, 2013.