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Kounis syndrome: not to be sneezed at
  1. Vassilis Vassiliou,
  2. Nick E J West,
  3. Stephen P Hoole
  1. Department of Cardiology, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vassilis Vassiliou, Department of Cardiology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB23 3RE, UK; vassiliou{at}

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A 45-year-old man with previous history of allergic asthma and nasal polyps presented to his local hospital with angina pectoris, diaphoresis and nausea. He had recently had a severe exacerbation of his asthma and rhinorrhoea requiring hospital …

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