Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 3, issue 4, P221-225 1964 DOI: 10.1177/000992286400300406 View full text
Donald G. Ritter, William H. Weidman, John P. Connelly

Abstract: What is Monge's syndrome? What are the major physiologic changes occurring in people living in high altitudes?Are heart changes, second to high altitudes, sometimes reversible?How do people with chronic mountain sickness differ from healthy natives?Dr. Ritter: This presentation concerns an 1 1%-year-old boy from Cuzco, Peru, which is at an elevation of about 11,000 feet above sea level. The family history is noncontributory. He has two brothers and one sister and they are apparently well. The child's birth an…

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