W. H. Resnik, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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In the majority of cases the diagnosis of angina pectoris is simple, for the clinical picture corresponds closely with that described by Heberden in his classic article. The more puzzling cases fall into two categories. In the first, the difficulty comes from the inability or failure, be it conscious or unconscious, of the patient to describe his symptoms accurately. In the second are included those instances of angina pectoris in which the symptoms are truly atypical, either because of an unusual quality or location or reference of pain, or because the pain is unrelated to exertion. The appearance of pain
Resnik WH. Problems in the Diagnosis of Angina Pectoris.. Ann Intern Med. ;54:1039. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-1039_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):1039.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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