oa South African Medical Journal - Clinical note
|Article Title||Clinical note|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Mar 1948|
|Pages||230 - 233|
|Keyword(s)||Carotid artery, Hypertension and S-shaped|
The S-shaped carotid is discussed and its frequency in the Bantu noted. The Clinical signs, and a differential diagnosis from subclavian aneurysm, are given. The value of recognising the abnormality, as a lead to taking the blood-pressure, is pointed out.
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