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Right coronary artery arising as a sidebranch from the left anterior descending artery: a single coronary ostium anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20491031     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a patient with abnormal origin of the right coronary artery from the left anterior descending artery. The patient had chest pain probably related to myocardial ischemia. This anomaly is very rare and has only been reported in a few cases. The abnormal vessel had a rightward course following its take-off from the left anterior descending artery and remained anterior to the main pulmonary artery. There was no significant obstruction. The mechanism of myocardial ischemia remains unexplained.
Authors:
Hasan Feray; Cemil Izgi; Serap Bas; Cihan Cevik
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kardiologia polska     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0022-9032     ISO Abbreviation:  Kardiol Pol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-08-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376352     Medline TA:  Kardiol Pol     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-7; discussion 598     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Gaziosmanpasa Hospital, Cardiology Division, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications,  pathology*,  radiography*
Coronary Vessels / pathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology,  radiography

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