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Br Heart J. Dec 1975; 37(12): 1308–1310.
PMCID: PMC482957

Progressive systemic sclerosis with complete heart block

Abstract

A case of progressive systemic sclerosis is reported. The patient presented with chest pain and an abnormal chest radiograph. Later developments included cardiac involvement with complete heart block. The heart block was successfully managed with an implanted pacemaker.

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