Cardiac Pathology: Rheumatic heart disease: Aortic stenosis

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a 61 year old man who had suffered from dyspnoea on exertion, with occasional attacks of violent chest pain for many years. Despite his symptoms he...
01 April 2011
Presented by Mary Sheppard

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Aortic stenosi due to presumed chronic rheumatic heart disease

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A 1937 autopsy specimen from a 61 year old man who had suffered from dyspnoea on exertion, with occasional attacks of violent chest pain for many years. Despite his symptoms he continued with his work as a railway signalman and refused medical attention, dying in the street on the way home one evening.

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