DAVID H. NEUSTADT, M.D.
This case report describes changes in T wave compatible with an acute myocarditis found in a routine electrocardiogram taken on a young woman with generalized allergic manifestations caused by horse serum. With subsidence of the allergic phenomena two days later, the electrocardiographic abnormalities disappeared.
A 27 year old white single woman entered the hospital for the first time with generalized urticaria, joint pains and bilateral periorbital edema. Nine days before she had sustained a small puncture wound from a rusty nail which was treated in the Lenox Hill Hospital Emergency Room. An intradermal test with tetanus antitoxin was
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NEUSTADT DH. TRANSIENT ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CHANGES SIMULATING AN ACUTE MYOCARDITIS IN SERUM SICKNESS(TRANSIENT ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CHANGES SIMULATING AN ACUTE MYOCARDITIS IN SERUM SICKNESS*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:126–131. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-1-126
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(1):126-131.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine.
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