Myocardial Ischemia Secondary to Synthetic Cannabinoid (K2) Use in Pediatric Patients.

  title={Myocardial Ischemia Secondary to Synthetic Cannabinoid (K2) Use in Pediatric Patients.},
  author={Bradley C Clark and Justin Georgekutty and Charles I. Berul},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={167 3},
K2 is a synthetic cannabinoid that has potential cardiovascular side effects, including myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, and arrhythmias. Cardiac testing of pediatric patients is often not performed owing to a lack of symptomatology. We report a series of pediatric patients with concern for myocardial ischemia temporally associated with K2 exposure. 
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