PAUL D. WHITE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ROBERT H. FENNELL JR., M.D.
Endomyocardial fibro-elastosis has become recognized as an important cardiovascular disease.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Its cause is still obscure but it has been found at autopsy in a good many individuals throughout the world. Most of these cases on record are infants, children or young adults. The presence of this condition in an old man followed clinically for many years, constitutes at present almost a unique variation of this condition, and justifies this report.
Mr. D. C. H. came to consult one of us (P. D. W.) in August, 1923, at the age of 41 years. He
WHITE PD, FENNELL RH. ENDOCARDIAL FIBRO-ELASTOSIS WITH MARKED CARDIAC ENLARGEMENT AND FAILURE IN A MAN WHO DIED AT THE AGE OF 71 AFTER 15 YEARS OF ANGINA PECTORIS AND TWO YEARS OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:333–342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-2-333
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(2):333-342.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure.
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