International Journal of Cardiovascular ResearchISSN: 2324-8602

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Case Report, Int J Cardiovas Res Vol: 5 Issue: 6

An Innocent Etiology of Chronic Cough: Premature Atrial Contraction

Selcuk Ozturk1* and Ertan Yetkin2
1Department of Cardiology, Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Private Yenisehir Hospital, Mersin, Turkey
Corresponding author : Selcuk Ozturk
Department of Cardiology, Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
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Received: August 10, 2016 Accepted: September 07, 2016 Published: September 14, 2016
Citation: Ozturk S, Yetkin E (2016) An Innocent Etiology of Chronic Cough: Premature Atrial Contraction. Int J Cardiovasc Res 5:6. doi: 10.4172/2324-8602.1000290

Abstract

Cough is a clinical situation which is experienced by almost every people in the world. It is usually a benign condition representing a self limiting reflex of our body. However, sometimes it can be the first sign of a disease. Premature atrial contraction is a form of supraventricular arrhythmia usually presenting with palpitation, dyspnea, chest pain or chest discomfort. Herein, we describe a case of a patient presenting with the complaint of chronic cough attacks associated with premature atrial contractions.

Keywords: Premature atrial contraction; Cough;Supraventricular arrhythmia; Cross-talk

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