Single coronary artery

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Single coronary arteries are rare (incidence 0.03-0.07%), with a higher incidence in patients with congenital heart disease (in particular truncus arteriosus and pulmonary atresia). They occur when there is a single ostia arising from the aorta with no ectopic ostia. There is a wide variety of courses and configurations of the coronary arteries

Congenital coronary artery anomalies
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Article information

rID: 45900
Systems: Cardiac, Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Single coronary arteries
  • Isolated single coronary artery
  • Single coronary artery anomaly (SCAA)

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