GUY A. RICHARDS, M.D.
Coronary artery disease exists in young people. Glendy, Levine, and White1 have reported a series, the youngest patient being 20 years old. Recently French and Dock2 reported a group of men 20 to 36 years of age all of whom had proved coronary thrombosis with myocardial infarction.
A case of coronary thrombosis in a 19 year old youth is reported.
A patient aged 19 years was admitted to Emergency Hospital January 10, 1945, complaining of severe constant pain radiating across the abdomen just above the umbilicus.
Eighteen hours prior to admission the patient awoke with abdominal pain described
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RICHARDS GA. A CASE OF CORONARY THROMBOSIS WITH MYOCARDIAL. INFARCTION IN A NINETEEN YEAR OLD WHITE MALE(A CASE OF CORONARY THROMBOSIS WITH MYOCARDIAL. INFARCTION IN A NINETEEN YEAR OLD WHITE MALE*). Ann Intern Med. 1946;24:908–911. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-5-908
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(5):908-911.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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