"Congenital" Coronary Arteriovenous Malformations: Are They Truly Congenital?

Yoseph Rozenman, Alexei Weiss, Chaim Lotan, Mervyn S. Gotsman

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Abstract

We report a patient with ischemic chest pain due to obstructive coronary artery disease. The patient underwent a second cardiac catheterization 2 years later that revealed progression of the coronary disease and the appearance of a new arteriovenous malformation. Unless a prior angiogram was available, this malformation would have been classified as congenital. This case report raises the question of whether all congenital arteriovenous malformations are truly congenital.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-167
Number of pages2
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Coronary collaterals
  • Myocardial ischemia

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