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Gulhane Med J. 2013; 55(2): 128-131


A Rare Single Coronary Artery Anomaly: Case Report and Review of the Relevant Literature

Cem Barçın (*), Emre Yalçınkaya (*), H.Kutsi Kabul (*), Hürkan Kurşaklıoğlu (*).

Abstract
Single coronary artery is a rare congenital anomaly of the coronary arteries where only one coronary artery arises from the aortic trunk by a single coronary ostium. The clinical significance of single coronary artery is unknown. It is usually diagnosed incidentally during coronary artery angiograms or on postmortem evaluations. We report a case with the unusual feature of an isolated single coronary artery and present a review of the relevant literature.

Key words: Coronary artery anomaly, single coronary artery (SCA), coronary angiography


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