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Aberrant penetrating posterior descending artery from proximal right coronary artery.
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PMID:  21853470     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare variant of the posterior descending artery (PDA) in a 51-year-old African-American male discovered in coronary CT angiography. Arising from the proximal right coronary artery near its ostium, the anomalous PDA penetrated posteriorly toward the atrioventricular junction septum, exited through the inferior pyramidal space into the posterior interventricular groove and continued in the groove as a short PDA. Along its course it gave rise to small branches to the medial wall of the right atrium, the atrioventricular node region, and the inferoseptal wall of the right ventricle. Clin. Anat., 2011. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Farhood Saremi; Gabriel Vorobiof
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1098-2353     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809128     Medline TA:  Clin Anat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. fsaremi@usc.edu.
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