B. L. HARDIN JR., M.D.; WORTH B. DANIELS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Tricuspid stenosis is an uncommon valvular lesion of the heart and one rarely diagnosed clinically. Leudet1 in 1888, J. B. Herrick2 in 1897, W. W. Herrick3 in 1908, Futcher4 in 1911, and Zeisler5 in 1933 have collected cases. Zeisler could find but 250 autopsied cases in the world literature and of these only 12 per cent were correctly diagnosed before death. Formerly there was discussion as to whether the lesion of tricuspid stenosis is congenital or acquired. For many years the great majority of cases have been considered as due to rheumatic heart disease. About 50 per cent give a
HARDIN BL, DANIELS WB. TRICUSPID STENOSIS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH INVOLVEMENT OF ALL FOUR VALVES OF THE HEART1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:536–544. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-3-536
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(3):536-544.
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