Coronary Arteriovenous Aneurysmatic Fistula Draining Into the Right Atrium
A 55-year-old man presented with dyspnea on effort and atypical chest pain. Physical examination revealed a loud, continuous cardiac murmur over the left parasternal area. A coronary arteriovenous fistula draining into the right atrium was suspected at transthoracic echocardiography (Figures 1⇓ and 2⇓) and clearly documented by transesophageal echocardiography (Figure 3⇓) and coronary arteriography (Figure 4⇓).
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