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It is now fairly well established that coronary artery disease, occlusion and consequent myocardial infarction constitute one of the pathological conditions associated with the syndrome, angina pectoris. There is, however, a great diversity of opinion as to the mechanism of this symptom-complex; the probability is that typical angina pectoris is due to a single mechanism. There are several well recognized exciting causes of angina: such as physical effort, emotional excitement, exposure to cold or to fresh air, overeating, and in some patients tobacco smoking. The authors have observed a very few patients, beyond middle age, predisposed to angina pectoris, in
Changes in the Peripheral Circulation Accompanying "Tobacco Angina.". Ann Intern Med. 1928;2:577–578. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-6-577
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(6):577-578.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Coronary Risk Factors, Smoking.
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