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82-Year-Old Man With Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath

Published:November 03, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2022.05.022
      An 82-year-old man presented to the emergency department with chest pain. His pain started one day before admission; it was intermittent, substernal, and pressure-like in nature. Gradually, the pain progressed and became constant. In addition, the patient developed shortness of breath and lower-extremity swelling.
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