R. ARRILLAGA TORRENS, M.D.; BAYARD T. HORTON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1925, Brown and Rowntree described a characteristic buckling of the right common carotid artery which is present in some severe cases of hypertension. A review of the literature1, 2, 5 revealed that such limited recognition has so far been accorded this sign that it seemed opportune to call attention to its frequent occurrence in cases of hypertension and to the mistakes in diagnosis often caused by its non-recognition. We are also reporting two new cases in which buckling of the right common carotid artery occurred. These cases were observed in a study of 48 consecutive hospital cases of white
TORRENS RA, HORTON BT. BUCKLING OF THE RIGHT COMMON CAROTID ARTERY IN HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:688–691. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-5-688
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(5):688-691.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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