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Anaphylactic shock: the great mimic.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17396734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anaphylaxis, acute coronary syndrome and pulmonary embolism are conditions commonly seen in the acute medical setting which can be difficult to diagnose. Delay in establishing the correct diagnosis can result in either delayed or inappropriate treatment, and subsequent morbidity and mortality. The cases we present highlight the necessity of good clinical assessment when evaluating such patients.
Authors:
Patrick F K Yong; Jonathan Birns; Mohammad A A Ibrahim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-02     Completed Date:  2007-04-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Immunology, Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom. pyong@doctors.org.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anaphylaxis / chemically induced,  diagnosis*
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal / adverse effects
Coronary Disease / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Diclofenac / adverse effects
Drug Hypersensitivity / etiology
Female
Gout Suppressants / adverse effects
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Ischemia / diagnosis
Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents / adverse effects
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis
Succinylcholine / adverse effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal; 0/Gout Suppressants; 0/Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents; 15307-86-5/Diclofenac; 306-40-1/Succinylcholine
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
South Med J. 2007 Mar;100(3):233-4   [PMID:  17396719 ]

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