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Allergic myocardial infarction in childhood: Kounis syndrome

  • Murat Biteker
  • Nilüfer Ekşi Duran
  • Funda Sungur Biteker
  • Hasret Ayyıldız Civan
  • Hasan Kaya
  • Tayyar Gökdeniz
  • Mustafa Yıldız
  • Mehmet Özkan
Original Paper

Abstract

Kounis Syndrome was first described by Kounis as “allergic angina syndrome” progressing to “allergic myocardial infarction”. This report describes the first children in the literature presented with Kounis syndrome.

Keywords

Allergy Childhood Kounis Syndrome Myocardial infarction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murat Biteker
    • 1
  • Nilüfer Ekşi Duran
    • 1
  • Funda Sungur Biteker
    • 2
  • Hasret Ayyıldız Civan
    • 3
  • Hasan Kaya
    • 1
  • Tayyar Gökdeniz
    • 1
  • Mustafa Yıldız
    • 1
  • Mehmet Özkan
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiology DepartmentKosuyolu Heart and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Departments of Infectious Diseases and Clinical MicrobiologyKartal Dr Lütfi Kırdar Education and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsKartal Dr Lütfi Kırdar Education and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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