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Stamps in cardiology: foxglove
  1. Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology,
  2. The George Washington University Medical Center,
  3. 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
  4. Washington, DC 20037, USA

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Sir,—The beautifully illustrated “Stamps in cardiology” on digitalis1 was fascinating. Ever since my medical school days, I have been wondering about the reason behind the plant’s common name—the foxglove. While it was easy to understand …

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