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Case Reports
December 1936

CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY OF THE HEART: LEFT CORONARY ARTERY ARISING FROM PULMONARY ARTERY

Author Affiliations
WINNIPEG, CANADAFrom the Children's Hospital.
Am J Dis Child. 1936;52(6):1427-1429. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1936.04140060137013
Abstract

This case is reported on account of the rarity of the primary lesion, the left coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery.

REPORT OF A CASE  W. P., aged 5 months, was the sixth child of healthy parents. He was born at term, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces (3,090 Gm.). He never nursed but was fed artificially under the direction of a physician. In spite of satisfying feedings he never gained well and was pale. For a few days prior to admission he had a cold. When he was admitted to the hospital, on April 29, 1936, the length was 23½ inches (59 cm.), the circumference of the head was 15¼ inches (38 cm.), that of the chest was 14½ inches (36 cm.) and the weight was 9 pounds and 9 ounces (4,337 Gm.). The temperature was 100 F., the pulse rate 136 and the respiratory rate 36. He

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