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Rare conditions presenting in adulthood

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0026

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Rare conditions presenting in adulthood

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Coronary anomalies 190

Sinus of valsalva aneurysm 192

See Table 15.1.

Rare.

Occur in isolation or with associated congenital cardiac lesions.

Clinical significance depends on potential of the anomaly to cause ischaemia and sudden death.

Ischaemia is main indication for surgical repair and is associated with:...

Chapter.  550 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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