JOSEPH WEINSTEIN, M.D.; BERNARD MATTIKOW, M.D.
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While the general symptomatology of hyperinsulinism has been known since Harris1 first recognized the syndrome in 1924, symptoms referable to the gastrointestinal tract, and vague generalized symptoms of varying degrees of severity as are usually observed in the psychoneuroses and in vasomotor disturbances have been the main features described.
We wish to report two cases which have come under our observation in which the predominating symptom was angina pectoris.
Case 1. A male, 42 years of age, gave a two year history of attacks of substernal pains radiating to both shoulders, coming on with exertion or excitement and
WEINSTEIN J, MATTIKOW B. ANGINA PECTORIS AS A PREDOMINATING SYMPTOM IN SPONTANEOUS HYPOGLYCEMIA*. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1886–1890. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-12-11-1886
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(11):1886-1890.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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