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Electrocardiographic changes in concussion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  699666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient is described in whom electrocardiographic changes simulating acute nontransmural myocardial infarction occurred in association with head trauma. Despite extensive noninvasive investigation, including computerized axial tomography and myocardial scanning, no acute structural central nervous system or cardiac abnormality could be detected. A review of the literature failed to reveal a similar case of these electrocardiographic changes occurring in the absence of organic brain or cardiac pathology.
Authors:
B R Greenspahn; B Barzilai; P Denes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-12-20     Completed Date:  1978-12-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  468-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Brain Concussion / physiopathology*
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology*
Humans

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