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Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(2):341-344. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-55-2-341
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As I was going

up the stair

I met a man

who wasn't there.

I met him there

again today.

I wish, I wish he'd

stay away.

—Hughes Mearns

from "The Psychoed" (1899)

Dr. Wessler's editorial in the February 1961 issue of Circulation (1), "Thromboangiitis Obliterans: Fact or Fancy," in which he brings forth his arguments in favor of "Fancy," deserves a response. Much of this editorial is based on an article, by himself and others, which appeared in the July 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (2). This in turn was based to a considerable extent


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