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Single right coronary artery continuing as left circumflex artery and hypoplastic left anterior descending artery: a rare coronary anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18523335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The occurrence of a single coronary artery (SCA) is rare in the absence of other associated anomalies of the heart and is often detected incidentally during coronary angiography. This anomaly is usually benign and various types of SCA have been described. We report a rare type of SCA originating from the right sinus of Valsalva, with the left circumflex artery (LCX) continuing from right coronary artery (RCA) and hypoplastic left anterior descending artery (LAD), which was incidentally found in a 63-year-old female presenting as unstable angina.
Panduranga Prashanth; Mohammed Mukhaini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-04     Completed Date:  2008-09-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E192-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Post Box 1331, Muscat-111, Oman.
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MeSH Terms
Angina, Unstable / etiology,  pathology
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications*,  diagnosis*,  pathology
Coronary Vessels / pathology*,  physiopathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Sinus of Valsalva / abnormalities*,  physiopathology

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