Sudden Cardiac Arrest While Eating a Hot Dog: A Rare Presentation of Brugada Syndrome in a Child.

Abstract

Patients who are diagnosed with Brugada syndrome (BS) usually experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and arrhythmia when they have a high fever, consume alcohol, and, more frequently, during their night sleep. In some rare cases, an SCA can be seen depending on a possible vagal stimulus, such as eating a large bite of food. We describe a 9-year-old patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-2485

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Ozyilmaz2017SuddenCA, title={Sudden Cardiac Arrest While Eating a Hot Dog: A Rare Presentation of Brugada Syndrome in a Child.}, author={Isa Ozyilmaz and Bedir Akyol and Yakup Ergul}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2017}, volume={140 4} }