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Anomalous origin of right coronary artery associated with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.

Authors
  • Moza, Ankush
  • Prashar, Rohini
  • Bawany, Muhammad
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2011
Volume
342
Issue
4
Pages
341–342
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e318222b607
PMID: 21760474
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 29-year-old man with anginal chest pain and recurrent syncopal attacks was observed with invasive and noninvasive cardiodiagnostic techniques, which disclosed an anomalous origin of right coronary artery from the left coronary cusp and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. The authors report a very rare coexistence of these 2 clinical entities, both of which are well known to independently increase the likelihood of sudden cardiac death under strenuous physical stress.

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