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Article
September 2, 1974

Complication of Acupuncture

Author Affiliations

San Francisco

JAMA. 1974;229(10):1285-1286. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230480013011

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Abstract

To the Editor.—  While I was on emergency duty during my internship, an elderly Chinese man was brought in by ambulance, complaining of severe, left-sided chest pain. Although an electrocardiogram and other admitting studies gave results within normal limits, a chest roentgenogram showed a 2-cm-long needle in the left

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