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The coronary anomaly: right coronary artery originates from the mid left anterior descending artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20814058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The most common coronary anomaly is the left circumflex artery (LCX) arising from the proximal right coronary artery (RCA). This variant is benign. The anomalous RCA often originates from the left sinus or from the proximal of the left main coronary artery. This case report presents a single coronary artery that is the RCA originating from the mid left anterior descending artery. The case is rare. We discuss how to make a accurate diagnosis and how to administer appropriate treatment.
Qin Xuguang; Weiguo Xiang; Chunpeng Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-03     Completed Date:  2011-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E166-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Affiliated Hospital of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / radiography*,  therapy
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
Coronary Angiography*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*,  therapy

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