ALBERT M. KATZ, M.D.
For several years it had been noted in this laboratory that autopsies in some instances of myocardial infarction disclosed hemorrhage and edema of the duodenal mucosa. Since at first the lesion seemed to be present most usually when there was infarction of the posterior wall of the heart, it was postulated that perhaps a specific nervous pathway might be implicated in a neurovascular reflex homologous to those involved in the production of referred pain. Although such a hemorrhagic duodenitis has been previously described accompanying extensive burns, injury to the central nervous system, tumor of the brain and major operative procedures,
KATZ AM. HEMORRHAGIC DUODENITIS IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. ;51:212–218. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-2-212
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(2):212-218.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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