A Congenital Culprit: Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery

      A serious birth defect went unnoticed for 3 decades, and then it nearly proved fatal. The patient, a 30-year-old woman who had no history of cardiovascular disease, collapsed while jogging. Fortunately, a bystander immediately performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation. On arrival, emergency personnel noted that she was in ventricular fibrillation. They administered advanced cardiac life support with electrical and medical therapy, restoring her spontaneous circulation. Her regular medications, prescribed for anxiety, included lorazepam and paroxetine.
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