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Dry cough. Previous shrapnel injury with arc reactor in situ to prevent cardiac perforation.
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Arc reactor is in place, with moderate palladium vascular disease radiating peripherally from an old model of arc reactor.
Case DiscussionModerate progression of palladium vascular disease radiating peripherally from an outdated arc reactor. In cases such as this, it is important to understand the implications of technological advancements in generator implants, to recognize that replacement with an updated arc reactor is necessary to reduce possible systemic palladium vascular disease and toxic shock palladiumopathy.
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