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Quain's fatty degeneration

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Fatty degeneration of the heart.

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Fatty degeneration of the heart.

Bibliography

  • Rupture of the left ventricle. Fatty degeneration of the heart.
    Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1846, 1: 62-63.
  • Microscopic specimens of fatty degeneration of the heart.
    Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1849, 2: 188-189.
  • Fibrous and fatty degeneration of the heart.
    Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1850, 3: 82-85.
  • Fatty diseases of the heart.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1850, 33: 121–196.
  • Fatty degeneration of the heart, causing death by rupture of the left ventricle.
    Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1851, 3: 262-264.
  • On fatty diseases of the heart.
    Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, 1852, 77: 120-152.
    Sir Richard Quain in his paper "On Fatty Diseases of the Heart," records his observation of the deposition of fatty material in the blood vessels, which he attributed to, ". . . local modification of nutrition." He linked the fatty heart to a number of effects, including, "languid and feeble circulation, a sense of uneasiness and oppression in the chest, embarrassment and distress in breathing, coma, syncope, angina pectoris, sudden death. . . ."
  • Dilatation of the arch of the aorta, and plugging and obliteration of the left coronary ventricle. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1872, 23: 57-59.
  • Abstract of the Lumleian Lectures on diseases of the muscular walls of the heart, lecture I. The Lancet, London, 1872, 1: 391-392.
  • Abstract of the Lumleian Lectures on diseases of the muscular walls of the heart, lecture III. The Lancet 1872, 1: 459-460.

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