ARTHUR R. ELLIOTT
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Coronary arterial disease presents a varied clinical picture. The abundant literature which has accumulated since Herrick's forceful and illuminating description of coronary occlusion in 1912 seems to be mainly devoted to certain of the more dramatic aspects of coronary disease, notably angina pectoris and coronary thrombosis with its consequences. This brief discussion will be concerned with coronary manifestations that are less frank and typical than the major developments referred to, in short with what has been termed because of this obscurity, "occult coronary diseases."
Outspoken sensory complaints, such as angina pectoris, may not develop from disease of the coronaries, for
ELLIOTT AR. The Coronary Problem1. Ann Intern Med. ;3:252–258. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-252
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):252-258.
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