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2010 | 5 | 2 | 176-179
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A case of type I dual left anterior descending coronary to pulmonary artery fistula

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We report a case of Type I dual left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) giving rise to a pulmonary artery fistula via a short LAD branch, causing symptoms of typical angina. This rare coronary artery anomaly is importance to classify; it shows features of both intrinsic coronary artery anatomy anomaly and coronary drainage anomaly.
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5
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2
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176-179
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1 - 4 - 2010
online
17 - 4 - 2010
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  • School of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018, Etlik-Ankara, Turkey, benturgay@yahoo.com
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  • School of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018, Etlik-Ankara, Turkey
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