KENNETH C. KEHL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Reports of Dupuytren's contracture in association with disease of the coronary arteries have been infrequent. Askey,1 in reviewing the syndrome of painful disability of the shoulder and hand following coronary occlusion, suggested the possible relationship of changes in the palmar aponeurosis and myocardial infarction. To the seven cases described by him are added the six cases here presented, and points of difference and similarity are noted.
Case 1. P. H., a 48 year old white male, a laborer, in April 1936, complained that since 1931 he had noted abdominal distention, belching, flatulence, and cramping lower abdominal pain which
KEHL KC. DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE AS A SEQUEL TO CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:213–223. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-2-213
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(2):213-223.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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