S. L. MYRE, M.D.; B. F. FULLER, M.D.
It is agreed that a bundle branch block, once established, remains as a permanent abnormality for the remainder of the patient's life. While there are numerous reports of cases of functional or transient heart blocks, we found only one report of a spontaneous remission of a bundle branch block once it was established for a period of a year or more.1
A 56 year old male was first seen on January 1, 1943. He had been in excellent health prior to this time, save for a mild upper respiratory infection of about a week's duration. On January 1,
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MYRE SL, FULLER BF. LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK WITH SPONTANEOUS REMISSION AFTER AT LEAST THREE YEARS(LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK WITH SPONTANEOUS REMISSION AFTER AT LEAST THREE YEARS*). Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1497–1501. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-6-1497
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(6):1497-1501.
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