Hoarseness as the Presenting Symptom of Mitral Insufficiency

Henry H Balfour, Elia M. Ayoub

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Hoarseness was the only presenting symptom in a 14-year-old girl with mitral insufficiency. The onset of hoarseness before other symptoms of cardiovascular disease in this patient suggests that heart disease be considered in children presenting with persistent hoarseness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1190-1193
Number of pages4
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jun 24 1968


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