Anomalous origin of left internal mammary artery.


We present a case of a left internal mammary artery (LIMA) originating from the third part of the subclavian artery. Awareness of this possibility is particularly important when considering reintervention after coronary artery bypass surgery and the LIMA appears to be missing rather than obviously occluded.

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@article{Aziz2003AnomalousOO, title={Anomalous origin of left internal mammary artery.}, author={S . Abdel - Aziz and David R Ramsdale}, journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology}, year={2003}, volume={15 11}, pages={657-8} }