BÉLA PÁLOSSY, M.D.; SÁNDOR SZÉPLAKI, M.D.
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To the editor: The very interesting paper by Silverman and Flamm (Ann Intern Med 75:339-343, 1971) about the variant form of angina pectoris prompted us to report that we have seen two similar cases.
In one patient in studying the cause of his chest pain, a Master's two-step test was done. After 20 steps a transitory unconsciousness was caused by ventricular arrhythmia. At the onset of this dangerous state an unusual ischemic ST elevation, the "Prinzmetal dome phenomenon," was seen. During selective coronary arteriography of the left coronary artery, done 2 months later, an intensive chest pain and multiple ventricular
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PÁLOSSY B, SZÉPLAKI S. Variant Angina Pectoris. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:832. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-832
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):832.
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