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Korean Circ J. 1999 May;29(5):528-531. Korean. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4070/kcj.1999.29.5.528
Shon TS , Moon KW , Yoo KD , Youn HJ , So SC , Kwak KK , Park HK , Chung WS , Han SK , Hong SJ .
Abstract

Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital cardiovascular anomaly. The mortality rate among infants and children without operation has been eighty to ninety-five percents and few patients survive till teen-age or adulthood. This anomaly was detected during elective coronary angiogram in a 32 year-old female patient with atypical chest pain. Reversible ischemia was demonstrated on myocardial 201Tl-SPECT. Coronary angiogram revealed anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery.

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