Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery From the Noncoronary Cusp: Not a Benign Lesion

@article{Anwar2012AnomalousOO,
  title={Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery From the Noncoronary Cusp: Not a Benign Lesion},
  author={Shafkat Anwar and Michael Brook and Constantine Mavroudis and Robert J Hobbs and Richard O Lorber},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={33},
  pages={1187-1189}
}
This case report describes two patients with a very rare condition who presented with pathologic symptoms. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the noncoronary cusp has been described as a “benign” lesion by some authors in the past, although rare cases of morbidity/mortality are described in the literature. Both reported patients underwent surgical repair for the lesion and at this writing are asymptomatic at follow-up evaluation. These two patients presenting with pathologic… CONTINUE READING