Angina Pectoris


MSH: 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.,CSP: recurring thoracic pain or discomfort which occurs when a part of the heart does not receive enough blood; usually caused by exertion or excitement.,NCI: Previous or current symptoms described as chest pain or pressure, jaw pain, arm pain, or other equivalent discomfort suggestive of cardiac ischemia. (NIH Roadmap Cardiovascular Data Standards Working Group),NCI: A heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Angina is <a href=''>chest pain</a> or discomfort you get when your heart muscle does not get enough blood. It may feel like pressure or a squeezing pain in your chest. It may feel like indigestion. You

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