LESTER COHEN, M.D.; IRVING GRAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PHILIP I. NASH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HAROLD FINK, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Calcareous aortic stenosis, or stenosis of the aortic valve with calcification of the cusps, is a clinical entity which is receiving increasing attention. Probably the most important clinical feature has been, and remains, the disproportion between the clinical signs and symptoms during life as compared with the marked changes present in postmortem examination. Patients suffering from aortic stenosis have a clinical course which is entirely distinctive from that of either mitral disease or mitral and aortic disease combined. On analyzing the age incidence, the physical signs, the age at which symptoms first appear and the mode of death, it becomes
COHEN L, GRAY I, NASH PI, FINK H. CALCAREOUS AORTIC STENOSIS; REPORT OF NINE CASES WITH AUTOPSY FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2091–2103. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2091
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2091-2103.
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