Coronary spasm and hypersensitivity to amoxicillin: Kounis or not Kounis syndrome?

@article{Vivas2008CoronarySA,
  title={Coronary spasm and hypersensitivity to amoxicillin: Kounis or not Kounis syndrome?},
  author={David Vivas and Juan Carlos Garc{\'i}a Rubira and Antonio Fern{\'a}ndez Ortiz and Carlos Macaya},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={
          279-81
        }
}
Several reports have suggested that the onset of allergic phenomena in predisposed subjects may trigger an angina episode, and this association has been described as Kounis syndrome. However, no previous reports have convincingly demonstrated a causal relationship between allergic reactions and acute coronary syndrome, and other possible mechanisms have not been excluded as causes of angina onset. We present a patient with chronic metabolic acidosis because of ureteroileourethrostomy and… CONTINUE READING

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