HENRY MONROE MOSES, A.M., M.D., F.A.C.P.; SOL S. FEINSTEIN, B.S., M.D.
It is not unusual to see patients who present symptoms of fainting, nausea, vomiting and convulsions without the presence on examination of any obvious pathological condition which might explain these attacks. The relation of disturbances of the function of the carotid sinus to the appearance of such symptoms has been not infrequently noted in the recent literature,1, 2 but our knowledge of the clinical phenomena in such cases is still fragmentary. It seems timely therefore to report certain observations made in two patients on the writers' service at the Kings County Hospital.
Case 1. A 45 year old
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MOSES HM, FEINSTEIN SS. CAROTID SINUS REFLEX HYPERSENSITIVITY(CAROTID SINUS REFLEX HYPERSENSITIVITY*). Ann Intern Med. 1935;8:1413–1420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-11-1413
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(11):1413-1420.
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