Kounis Syndrome

Kounis syndrom

Engelsk definition

A disorder of cardiac function secondary to hypersensitivity reactions. It is characterized by coexistence of acute coronary syndromes and cardiac MAST CELL and PLATELET ACTIVATION. It may be induced by exposure to drugs (e.g., antibiotics, anesthetics, contrast media), food, and environmental triggers (e.g., insect bites and stings, poison ivy).

Svenska synonymer

Allergisk hjärtinfarkt Allergisk angina

Engelska synonymer

Allergic Angina Syndrome Allergic Angina Syndromes Allergic Acute Coronary Syndrome Allergic Myocardial Infarction Allergic Myocardial Infarctions Myocardial Infarction, Allergic