Cardiology pp 71-81 | Cite as

Coronary Artery Disease in Children

  • Henry N. Neufeld
  • Adam Schneeweiss

Abstract

Because coronary disease is such a prevalent condition and is responsible for such a large number of fatalities, it is usually associated with age. However, recent documented evidence of the existence of coronary heart disease in the young, indicates that youth does not rule out the possibility of this condition. Even myocardial infarction and/or sudden death, which are the culmination of coronary arteriosclerosis, are encountered in the young.

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease Coronary Atherosclerosis Primary Hyperoxaluria Homogentisic Acid Single Coronary Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry N. Neufeld
    • 1
  • Adam Schneeweiss
    • 1
  1. 1.Heart Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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