Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Originating from the Left Sinus of Valsalva: Rare But Outstanding Cause of Syncope
Osman Sonmez 1, Sukru Karaarslan 2, Enes Elvin Gul 3 * , Orhan Ozbek 3, Kurtulus Ozdemir 3
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1 Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey2 Department of Cardiology, Nigde State Hospital, Nigde, Turkey3 Selçuk University, Meram School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Coronary anomalies are relatively common but rarely associated with syncope, myocardial ischemia, and sudden cardiac death. An anomalous right coronery artery from the left sinus of valsalva is now recognized as an important causative factor in sudden death and myocardial infarction and syncope.This case report presents an anomalous right coronary artery (RCA) originating from the left sinus of Valsalva with syncope and will be focused on the diagnostic variation and management.


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Article Type: Case Report

EUR J GEN MED, 2013, Volume 10, Issue Supplement 1, 94-97

Publication date: 09 Jan 2013

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