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A rare case of a coronary artery anomaly detected on multidetector computed tomography

  • Authors: Bonomo, V.; Di Piazza, M.; Evola, S.; LA GRUTTA, L.; Piraino, D.; Andolina, G.; Midiri, M.; Novo, S.
  • Publication year: 2013
  • Type: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
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An anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery arising from the opposite sinus with an interarterial course is a rare condition that is associated with a high risk of sudden cardiac death during or after strenuous exertion. We herein report the case of a 47-year-old woman presenting with chest pain, syncope and palpitations who presented with a rare coronary artery anomaly on multidetector computed tomography coronary artery (MDCT-CA) with prospective electrocardiogram (ECG) gating