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The Editor has recently received from Dr. Milton Ackerman the following resumé of the diagnoses of the cases presented at these Conferences. It is believed these will be of interest to many of our readers.
I. Clinical Pathological Conference:
Moderator—J. D. Myers, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh.
A. Clinical Diagnoses:
1. Myocarditis, diffuse, as hypersensitivity reaction to helminthiasis, particularly ascariasis.
2. ? Diffuse hypersensitivity angiitis.
B. Pathological Diagnoses:
Myocarditis, parasitic type.
Endocardial elastomyofibrosis, inflow tracts, right and left ventricles.
Myocardial hypertrophy, excentric.
Atherosclerosis of coronary arteries, focal, severe.
Mural thrombus, left ventricle.
Chronic passive congestion of lungs, liver
DIAGNOSES OF CASES PRESENTED AT CLINICAL-PATHOLOGICAL AND BASIC SCIENCE CONFERENCES, THIRTY-NINTH ANNUAL SESSION, 1958. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:706–707. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-3-706
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(3):706-707.
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