Rare case of stress cardiomyopathy due to intramuscular epinephrine administration.

@article{Nazir2016RareCO,
  title={Rare case of stress cardiomyopathy due to intramuscular epinephrine administration.},
  author={Salik Nazir and Stephen Melnick and Saroj Lohani and Benjamin R. Lloyd},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={2016}
}
We report a case of a 37-year-old woman who presented to our hospital with retrosternal chest pain following intramuscular administration of epinephrine due to presumed anaphylaxis. On arrival, she was found to have ST segment depression in the anterolateral leads on ECG and elevated cardiac troponins. She was diagnosed with stress cardiomyopathy based on… CONTINUE READING