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Synephrine-containing dietary supplement precipitating apical ballooning syndrome in a young female

Authors
 Hyemoon Chung  ;  Sung Woo Kwon  ;  Bum-Kee Hong  ;  Yoo Mi Park  ;  Dae Won Ma  ;  Ji Hyun Yoon  ;  Tae Hoon Kim 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Internal Medicine, Vol.28(3) : 356-360, 2013 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Internal Medicine 
ISSN
 1226-3303 
Issue Date
2013
Abstract
Apical ballooning syndrome (ABS) is a unique reversible cardiomyopathy that is frequently precipitated by emotional or physical stress. In addition, the few drugs reported to precipitate ABS were either illegal or strictly controlled for medical use. This paper reports a case of ABS precipitated by a dietary supplement. Our case accentuates the potential risk of dietary supplements containing synephrine, which is uncontrolled and available to the general public. Therefore, the Korea Food and Drug Administration should regulate these dietary supplements, and warn healthcare workers and the general public of the potential hazards of the indiscriminate abuse of dietary supplements.
URI
http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/87101
DOI
10.3904/kjim.2013.28.3.356
Appears in Collections:
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Radiology (영상의학교실)
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실)
Yonsei Authors
권성우(Kwon, Sung Woo) ; 김태훈(Kim, Tae Hoon) ; 박유미(Park, Yoo Mi) ; 윤지현(Yoon, Ji Hyun) ; 정혜문(Chung, Hye Moon) ; 홍범기(Hong, Bum Kee)
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