Author | Michael Zeihen, MD

Articles

Spine Sign for Heart Disease

September 14, 2005

Atropy of the paravertebral musculature--the "spine sign"--in this 64-year-old man offers clues to the genesis of the coronary artery disease for which he had undergone a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and to the cause of his severe post-CABG anterior chest pain.