MORRIS M. WEISS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Hiccup as a complication of an acute coronary artery occlusion is not mentioned in the literature. In the past year I have encountered this annoying and distressing symptom in three cases. In one patient the hiccups commenced about four hours after the onset of the painful features of the occlusion and lasted with varying severity for five days. In the other two cases they appeared on the second day following the occlusion and lasted, also with varying intensity, two and four days respectively. In one patient they ceased suddenly and in the others gradually subsided. Two of the patients had
WEISS MM. HICCUP AS A COMPLICATION OF ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY OCCLUSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:187–188. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-1-187
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(1):187-188.
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