ABDUL H. KHAN, M.D.; ARTHUR B. LANDRY JR., M.D.
To the editor: The observation by Silverman and Flamm (1) that patients with Prinzmetal variant angina have a high incidence of subsequent myocardial infarction has an important bearing on their management. This case is pertinent.
Patient P.S., a 55-year-old man, had had recurrent intermittent anginal chest pain for about 3 weeks, occurring mostly in the early morning hours and awakening him. He had been admitted to another hospital, where study findings including exercise stress, electrocardiography, and enzymes were reported to be normal. He was referred to St. Francis Hospital for possible coronary arteriography. His admission ECG, chest X-ray, enzyme studies,
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KHAN AH, LANDRY AB. Variant Angina. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:335. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-335
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(2):335.
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