A. W. HILKER, M.D.
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The condition of reflex dystrophy of an extremity following an injury has been discussed fully by many authors in the past 70 years. As early as 1877, and later in 1883, Wolff1, 2 discussed trophic changes in the limbs following resection of a joint or following infection. In 1895 Kümmell3 reported six cases of bone atrophy following injury. In 1900 Sudeck4, 5 described fully the post-traumatic osteoporosis which is known as Sudeck's atrophy; in 1902 he wrote further on this subject and since that time there has been much in the literature with general agreement that this condition is a
HILKER AW. THE SHOULDER-HAND SYNDROME: A COMPLICATION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:303–311. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-303
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):303-311.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Neurology, Neuropathy.
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