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Images in Emergency Medicine: Acute severe coronary spasm associated with 5-fluorouracil chemotherapy
  1. S Duran1,
  2. S Bulur1,
  3. S Bahadir Sozen1,
  4. C Bilir2,
  5. C Uyan3,
  6. R Akdemir4
  1. 1Abant İzzet Baysal University Düzce Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology 81620, Konuralp Düzce, TURKEY
  2. 2Abant İzzet Baysal University Düzce Faculty of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine 81620, Konuralp Düzce TURKEY
  3. 3Abant İzzet Baysal University, Izzet Baysal Medical School, Department of Cardiology, 14000 Bolu, TURKEY
  4. 4Abant İzzet Baysal University Düzce Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology 81620, Konuralp Düzce, TURKEY
  1. Correspondence to:
 Ramazan Akdemir
 MD, Abant İzzet Baysal Universitesi, Düzce Tıp Fakültesi 81620, Konuralp Düzce TURKEY; rakdemir{at}yahoo.com

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Cardiotoxicity is an uncommon adverse effect of 5-FU treatment. Prevalence of 5- fluorouracil (FU) - induced cardiotoxicity is 2–18%, and represents an interesting clinical challenge.1 A 62 …

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