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Allergic myocardial infarction in childhood: Kounis syndrome


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.

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Biteker, M., Ekşi Duran, N., Sungur Biteker, F. et al. Allergic myocardial infarction in childhood: Kounis syndrome. Eur J Pediatr 169, 27 (2010).

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  • Allergy
  • Childhood
  • Kounis Syndrome
  • Myocardial infarction