S. MARX WHITE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The symptoms signalling the onset of occlusion of a coronary artery with infarction, when thrombosis furnishes the determining factor in completing the closure, are striking and dramatic. In times past, certain reasons no doubt contributed to the failure of clinical recognition of the nature of the pathologic process causing the symptoms. Prominent among these reasons is a certain similarity in the character of the pain to that in the angina pectoris of effort and the fact that coronary occlusion often develops in patients with that symptom-complex, or less often may furnish a basis on which later anginal symptoms develop. The
WHITE SM. NON-PAINFUL FEATURES OF CORONARY OCCLUSION1*. Ann Intern Med. ;8:690–700. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-6-690
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(6):690-700.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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