a nervous disorder resembling angina, consisting of slight chest or breast pain, usually with pallor followed by cyanosis and coldness or numbness of the extremities.
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an·gi·na pec·to·ris va·so·mo·to·ri·a
angina pectoris in which the breast pain is comparatively slight, but pallor followed by cyanosis, and coldness and numbness of the extremities are marked.
Synonym(s): angina spuria, angina vasomotoria, pseudangina, pseudoangina, reflex angina, vasomotor angina
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pseudoangina(soo″dō-ăn′jĭ-nă) (-ăn-jī′nă) [″ + L. angina, a choking]
Chest pain in patients who have healthy coronary arteries. The syndrome may be caused by esophageal, peptic, gallbladder, musculoskeletal, pulmonary, pleural, or psychogenic illnesses.
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