Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery -- Child
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- Rapid breathing
- Poor feeding
- Slow growth
- Swelling around the eyes and/or feet
- Detached from the pulmonary artery
- Reconnected to the aorta
- Lifestyle changes
American Heart Association http://www.heart.org
Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians http://www.familydoctor.org
Canadian Cardiovascular Society http://www.ccs.ca
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca
ALCAPA. Congenital Heart Defects UK website. Available at: http://www.chd-uk.co.uk/types-of-chd-and-operations/alcapa/. Accessed May 29, 2014.
Anomalous left coronary artery. Cove Point Foundation, Johns Hopkins University website. Available at: http://www.pted.org/?id=anomalouscoronary1. Updated May 16, 2011. Accessed May 29, 2014.
Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA). Boston Children's Hospital website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-alcapa. Accessed May 29, 2014.
Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA). The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia website. Available at: http://www.chop.edu/service/cardiac-center/heart-conditions/anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-pulmonary-artery.html. Updated June 2013. Accessed May 29, 2014.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/29/2014 -