DAVID R. SACKS
Although dissecting aneurysm of the aorta with cardiac tamponade is not so rare as to warrant reporting in itself, this case is reported to stress the evolution of certain electrocardiographic changes noted in seriatim which may be of considerable diagnostic value.
On the morning of September 29, 1942, a white male adult 50 years of age was admitted to the Station Hospital. He appeared critically ill and complained of agonizing pain in the mid chest, back of the neck, throat, teeth, and both arms to the fingertips.
The patient stated that while he was standing in the field
SACKS DR. CASE REPORT OF DISSECTING ANEURYSM OF THE AORTA WITH CARDIAC TAMPONADE1. Ann Intern Med. 1945;23:661–666. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-4-661
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;23(4):661-666.
Cardiology, Pericardial Disease.
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