IRVING GRAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; IRVING GREENFIELD, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Experimental auricular flutter was first produced in dogs by MacWilliam,1 in 1887. Since the introduction of the string galvanometer this abnormality has been recognized frequently in man. The finding of complete heart block is not unusual. However, the combination of auriculoventricular block with auricular flutter is a rare and unique association of abnormalities. The occurrence of such a combination warrants the following case presentation.
A 60 year old white man came under observation in August 1940, with the following history. While waiting for a trolley car he lost consciousness and fell to the ground striking the right parietal
GRAY I, GREENFIELD I. AURICULAR FLUTTER WITH AURICULOVENTRICULAR HEART BLOCK1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:125–132. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-125
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(1):125-132.
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