An unusual origin of the left coronary system

Msairi, A.; Hornung, R.; Palmer, N. D.
November 2007
Heart;Nov2007, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1425
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of a 72 year old man with medical history of exertional angina of the left coronary system. Hypertension and hyperlipidaemia are two common risk factors of the coronary system abnormalities. Computed tomography scanning confirms that the left side of the main stem of the coronary system is growing adjacent to the right coronary ostium in an anterior position. The study reveals that only 1 percent of the coronary artery abnormalities affect the population.


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