EDWARD ROSE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOSEPH EDEIKEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1938 we reported1 the case of a 45 year old woman with a nontoxic intrathoracic nodular colloid goiter who suffered severe attacks of thoracic and left shoulder pain, with abnormal T waves in the chest leads of her electrocardiogram. Following the removal of the goiter the attacks of pain diminished in frequency and severity and disappeared in about 17 months; the electrocardiogram returned to normal. It is our purpose here to report a 13 year postoperative follow-up on this patient. We also wish to describe briefly six other patients in whom we have observed the association of various types
ROSE E, EDEIKEN J. THE ASSOCIATION OF NODULAR GOITER WITH THORACIC PAIN: REPORT OF SEVEN CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:1126–1136. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1126
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1126-1136.
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