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Kounis syndrome associated with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid

Référence3337
Année2016
TypeArticle
Lien externehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27833491
AuteurShimi A
Auteurs associésTouzani S, Derkaoui A, Khatouf M
DisciplineTraumatologie Orthopédie 2
RevueSaudi J Anaesth
Référence Revue10(4):444-445

Kounis syndrome (KS) is a life-threatening medical condition that causes severes allergic reaction and acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We describe the case of 56-year-old woman who developed ACS following an anaphylactic reaction to amoxicillin/clavulanic acid. Immediately after the administration of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, she presented a chest pain, cutaneous allergic, hypotension, and ST depression on the electrocardiogram. After the necessary diagnostic test, the final diagnosis was variant I of KS