Acute dyspnea in an adolescent girl after physical exertion: A case report and review of the literature

Yalcin E., Ariyurek M.

PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, vol.43, no.6, pp.604-606, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ppul.20803
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.604-606
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Dyspnea is a common symptom of cardiac and pulmonary diseases. We present a 15-year-old girl with acute dyspnea, chest pain, cough, and difficulty in swallowing whose initial diagnosis was psychogenic dyspnea. The etiology of acute dyspnea is discussed and reported cases are reviewed in this case report.