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Milk Alkali syndrome: an electrocardiographic masquerader for non-hypothermic Osborn phenomenon
  1. Lovely Chhabra1,
  2. David H Spodick2
  1. 1Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lovely Chhabra, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 285 Plantation Street, # 813, Worcester, MA 01604, USA; lovids{at}hotmail.com

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