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Clinical Findings in the Coronary-Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for symptoms associated with the carotid-subclavian steal syndrome.

Specialty:

Neurology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

G45.8

Description:

The coronary-subclavian steal syndrome is a rare disorder arising in patients who have had a bypass operation to a left-sided coronary artery using the left internal mammary (IMA, internal thoracic) artery. The patient will present with a combination of angina pectoris, dizziness and variable cerebrovascular symptoms.

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