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Clinical Signs of Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Diabetic Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy

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Description:

A patient with advanced diabetes and autonomic neuropathy may not show the typical clinical findings following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). A high index of suspicion may be needed to diagnose a heart attack in these patients.

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