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The Cardiology

Year: 2005  |  Volume: 1  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 22 - 24

Anomalous Origin of The Left Coronary Artery From The Right Sinus of Valsalva: A 78-Year-Old Patient With Anterior Free Wall Course and Atherosclerotic Lesions

Erdal Duru, MD, 1Ozcan Ozdemir, MD., Hatice Sasmaz, MD., Senay Funda Biyikoglu, MD. and Dursun Aras, MD.

Abstract

Although the left coronary artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva is a rare anomaly, sudden death or myocardial ischemia may be observed in relation with this anomaly. We described a 78-year-old female patient with atherosclerotic lesions in the anomalous left main and anterior descending artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva who admitted with post-infarction effort angina.

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