Adult type anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery


Hallioglu O., Karagoz T., Celiker A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.46, no.1, pp.92-94, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.92-94

Abstract

Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a clinical entity characterized by myocardial necrosis which becomes symptomatic shortly after birth; survival beyond infancy is uncommon because of severe left heart failure.