Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 4 Issue 8

Ventricular Fibrillation First Presented by Convulsion and Sudden Cardiac Death in Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Case Report

Sara Mohamed Elzeiny*

Cardiologist at Nasser Institute for Research and Treatment, Cairo, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Sara Mohamed Elzeiny, Cardiologist at Nasser Institute for Research and Treatment, Cairo, Egypt.

Received: June 21, 2023; Published: July 03, 2023


Background: It is important in medical practice to be able to recognize and manage ventricular tachyarrhythmia, a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in acute coronary syndrome, and highly lethal arrhythmia.

Case Description: A case of ventricular fibrillation discovered by a seizure attack in a middle -aged man presented with chest pain with no past cardiac or neurological history. 1st ECG appeared normal then got in a seizure attack and ECG changed to ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation on the monitor in a short time.

Conclusions: Patients with acute coronary syndrome who get in ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation episodes could be first represented by a seizure that may be considered a hazardous sign in neurologically-free patients. It is important to include ventricular tachycardia as a differential diagnosis of seizure in a patient with cardiovascular risks. The risk of cardiac death increased in patients with VT presented by a seizure compared to those without seizure or abnormal brain manifestations.

 Keywords: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS); Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)


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Citation: Sara Mohamed Elzeiny. “Ventricular Fibrillation First Presented by Convulsion and Sudden Cardiac Death in Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.8 (2023): 10-11.

Copyright: © 2023 Sara Mohamed Elzeiny. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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