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Beau's syndrome

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Syndrome characterized by myocardial insufficiency and inability of the heart to perform a complete systole. This incomplete contraction involves the ventricles primarily.


  • J. H. S. Beau:
    Recherches d'anatomie pathologique sur une forme particulière de dilatation et d'hypertrophie du coeur.
    Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1836: 425-447.

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