JOHN R. SMITH, M.D.; WILLIAM B. KOUNTZ, M.D.
During the past 25 years considerable attention has been focused on the possibility of dorsal root pain simulating attacks of angina pectoris, and many suggestions concerning the differential diagnosis of both have been offered. From the time angina pectoris was recognized as a distinctive and important syndrome, many observers have cautioned against confusing it with similar complaints. In 1915 Allbutt1 in his extensive monograph on arterial disease and angina pectoris, stressed the importance of distinguishing "true angina" from a host of other symptoms and from "nervous squalls." However, Sir James Mackenzie's1 clear descriptions of cardiac pain widened the horizon, and
SMITH JR, KOUNTZ WB. DEFORMITIES OF THE THORACIC SPINE AS A CAUSE OF ANGINOID PAIN1. Ann Intern Med. 1942;17:604–617. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-4-604
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