I. I. LEMANN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
It is generally thought that heart block occurs exclusively in persons past middle age, chiefly in those of old age. A review of the literature of the past six years will soon yield a very different impression. I have been able to find in the literature reports of 99 cases of atrioventricular block occurring in patients below the age of 30. There are, in addition to these, several other titles in the literature to which I have not had access, or concerning which I am not certain. The probable number reported is, therefore, approximately 100. In five the diagnosis was
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LEMANN II. HEART BLOCK IN THE YOUNG(HEART BLOCK IN THE YOUNG*). Ann Intern Med. 1933;7:779–787. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-6-779
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