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Minerva Cardioangiologica 2006 April;54(2):273-5

Copyright © 2006 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

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Clinical follow-up of a woman with diffuse coronary ectasia and coronaro-left ventricular fistulae

Prattichizzo F. 1, Franzoni F. 2, Galetta F. 2

1 Internal Medicine Unit Azienda U.S.L. 11, Empoli, Florence, Italy 2 Department of Internal Medicine University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy


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The presence in the same clinical case of diffuse coronary artery ectasia and multiple congenital coronary artery fistulae draining into the left ventricle is a very rare condition. Herein we report the 20-year follow-up of an 85-year old woman, in order to show that the long-term prognosis in such a double disorder is good.

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