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Cardiac Evaluation Leading to Diagnosis of Non-cardiac Illnesses

Volume 2, Jul 2013

Divya Malhotra, FACC, FASE, Madhu Mary, MD, Ravi R Kasliwal, MD, DM, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

A proper and successful clinical examination requires close attention to be paid to all clinical details, irrespective of one’s specialty or the patient’s presenting symptoms. Often, subtle clues can be picked during clinical evaluation that prove vital in reaching correct diagnoses, which would not have been even thought of based on the clinical presentation. We hereby describe two such cases in which cardiac evaluation led to the diagnosis of underlying non-cardiac pathologies.

Volume 2, Number 3, Pages: 169-9

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