S. L. MYRE, M.D.; B. F. FULLER, M.D.
It is agreed that a bundle branch block, once established, remains as a permanent abnormality for the remainder of the patient's life. While there are numerous reports of cases of functional or transient heart blocks, we found only one report of a spontaneous remission of a bundle branch block once it was established for a period of a year or more.1
A 56 year old male was first seen on January 1, 1943. He had been in excellent health prior to this time, save for a mild upper respiratory infection of about a week's duration. On January 1,
S. L. MYRE, B. F. FULLER. LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK WITH SPONTANEOUS REMISSION AFTER AT LEAST THREE YEARS(LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK WITH SPONTANEOUS REMISSION AFTER AT LEAST THREE YEARS*). Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1497–1501. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-6-1497
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(6):1497-1501.
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