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Am J Cardiol. 1996 Sep 15;78(6):720-1.

Acute myocardial infarction with origin of the left circumflex coronary artery from the right (anterior) aortic sinus with retroaortic course to the left atrioventricular sulcus.

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Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik B, Germany.


The case of a 17-year-old boy is described, who had myocardial infarction during scholastic sports 15 minutes after scrotal trauma. Cardiac catheterization revealed a nonstenosed aberrant left circumflex artery originating from the right (anterior) sinus of Valsalva with retroaortic course, which has to be regarded the infarct vessel according to electrocardiographic, ventriculographic, and scintigraphic findings.

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