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Mesh term Angina Pectoris

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Chest Pain
Myocardial Ischemia


The symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the MYOCARDIUM exceed that supplied by the CORONARY CIRCULATION.

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Angina, Stable
Angina, Unstable
Microvascular Angina

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