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Swyer-James syndrome with myocardial bridge: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12957738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Swyer-James syndrome is an uncommon disease with unknown aetiology. It is generally discovered on a chest radiograph as increased translucency involving one hemithorax because of diminished vascular markings. Pulmonary vascularization on the affected side is greatly reduced leading to radiological translucency. Myocardial bridging describes an angiographic entity, which is any degree of systolic narrowing of a coronary artery observed in at least one angiographic projection. It is a congenital anomaly of the coronary artery and may occur in 5-12% of the human population. We report a patient suffering from chest tightness and with diagnosed Swyer-James syndrome also having myocardial bridge.
Authors:
Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz; Serkan Topologlu; Yesim Akin; Umit Guray; Sule Korkmaz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-05     Completed Date:  2004-02-26     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications,  radiography*
Humans
Lung, Hyperlucent / complications,  radiography*
Male

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