n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Cardiovascular complications of acute cocaine poisoning : a clinical case report : case report

Volume 15, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



We present a case of an accidental cocaine overdose with various cardiovascular and neurological complications and ECG features of Brugada syndrome. It is imperative that clinicians know how to recognise and manage the symptoms of cocaine overdose because of the exceedingly rapid progression of the 'cocaine reaction' to a fatal outcome.

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