MILTON L. BASSIS, M.D.; JACK A. SHEINKOPF
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Since Abrikosoff described the first case in 1911,1 more than 40 cases of aberrant left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery have been reported. The extraordinary advances in the field of cardiovascular surgery and the ever increasing interest in disease of the coronary arteries make a study of these conditions of great importance. I wish to describe two additional cases and to discuss the pathologic physiology of the syndrome.
Case 1. A two and one-half month old Caucasian female infant was admitted to this hospital on February 16, 1953, with the presenting complaint of repeated attacks of
BASSIS ML, SHEINKOPF JA. ANOMALOUS ORIGIN OF THE LEFT CORONARY ARTERY FROM THE PULMONARY ARTERY1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:983–994. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-5-983
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(5):983-994.
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