Cardiomyopathy induced by phenylpropanolamine

Clifford Chin, Michael Choy

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A 14-year-old girl had evidence of an acute cardiomyopathy after a minimal overdose of phenylpropanolamine. She had myocardial dysfunction, ventricular dysrhythmia, and secondary pulmonary edema without any associated systemic hypertension. The cardiomyopathy resolved after several days.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)825-827
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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