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The protean manifestations of digitalis intoxication, which consist of gastrointestinal disturbances, color vision phenomena and digitalis delirium, are well recognized. A group of electrocardiographic changes, including coupled beats, extrasystoles, ectopic rhythm, and conductive defects of varying degrees, is not infrequently encountered. It has long been known that changes in the T-wave (one variety of which is characteristic of digitalis poisoning) occur with great frequency and that they may be noted before any digestive disturbances have occurred. It is doubtful, however, whether it is universally recognized that certain instances of gross overdigitalization, which are characterized by profound electrocardiographic changes, may not
COMPLETE AURICULOVENTRICULAR DISSOCIATION DUE TO DIGITALIS, WITHOUT SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF OVERDOSAGE: REPORT OF A CASE*. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:2043–2047. doi: https://doi.org/10.1059/0003-4819-11-11-2043
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(11):2043-2047.
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