Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries: An Account of Six Cases

  • Laxman Dubey College of Medical Sciences and Teaching Hospital

Abstract

Anomalous origin of coronary arteries is a rare type of congenital anomalies with a low incidence. It
is considered an incidental finding without clinical significance, however, these abnormalities may
be responsible for angina pectoris, heart failure, arrhythmias and increased risk of sudden death. In
this paper, six cases that were diagnosed with anomalous origin of coronary arteries confirmed by
coronary angiography has been described and also briefly reviewed the literature concerning current
views and therapy of this abnormality.
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Keywords: anomalous origin of coronary artery; coronary angiography; incidence.

Published
2013-07-01
How to Cite
Dubey, L. (2013). Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries: An Account of Six Cases. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52(191). https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.598
Section
Case Reports