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Complete heart block and bowel infarction secondary to rheumatoid disease.
  1. M Wilsher,
  2. W M Smeeton,
  3. T D Koelmeyer,
  4. A H Roche

    Abstract

    A case of complete heart block secondary to rheumatoid involvement of the conduction system is presented. The same patient died after infarction of the colon as a consequence of arterial spasm superimposed upon pre-existing rheumatoid changes in the mesenteric arteries. The coexistence of rheumatoid involvement of the heart and of the bowel vasculature has not previously been reported.

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