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Single coronary artery arising from the left sinus of valsalva.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12518209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A single coronary artery is a rare congenital anomaly of the coronary arteries where only one coronary artery arises from the aortic trunk by a single coronary ostium, supplying the entire heart. We report a case of a 57-year-old woman with atypical chest pain, in whom coronary angiography showed a L-I subtype single coronary artery (arising from a single ostium in the left sinus of valsalva) without associated cardiovascular disease. The clinical significance and subtype of the single coronary artery are discussed.
Authors:
Ayfer Mavi; Alper Sercelik; Resat Ayalp; Erdem Gumusburun; Talantbek Batyraliev
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-08     Completed Date:  2006-09-28     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1537-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey. mavi@gantep.edu.tr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Sinus of Valsalva / radiography*

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