E. DUBOSE DENT JR., M.D.; RUSSELL S. FISHER, M.D.
We have recently observed two cases in which one coronary mouth gave rise to both the right and left coronary arteries. Although these cases are unrecognized clinically and present no characteristic evidence of their presence during life, they are sufficiently rare to warrant reporting. After a number of cases have been observed, perhaps some conclusions may be drawn regarding the many theories which attempt to explain their embryologic development.
Case 1. A 64 year old white male, night watchman for a large construction company, was found lying dead on the floor of a small shack. History obtained from
DENT ED, FISHER RS. SINGLE CORONARY ARTERY: REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:1024–1030. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-5-1024
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(5):1024-1030.
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