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Abrams' heart reflex II

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A cutivisceral reflex course in angina pectoris. If the skin is irritated in the area where heart pain irradiates, the pain is relieved, the pain area is reduced and there follows a reflectory contraction of the myocardium in the form of Abram’s heart reflex I.

Bibliography

  • A. Abrams:
    The clinical value of the heart reflex.
    Medical Record, New York, 1901, 59: 10-12.

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