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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 935951, 2 pages
Case Report

Electrocardiographic Characteristics of Ventricular Arrhythmia Originating from the Left Coronary Cusp

1Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiology Division, CHU-NDS/USEK, Byblos 00003, Lebanon
2Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiology Division, CH Princess Grace, Monaco 98007, Monaco

Received 15 June 2011; Accepted 22 September 2011

Academic Editor: Aaron S. Dumont

Copyright © 2011 Antoine Kossaify et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Aortic cusps originating arrhythmias are rare; they have special electrocardiogram features that help to locate the site of origin. We report on a 20-year-old male patient without structural heart disease presenting with accelerated idioventricular rhythm; electrocardiogram analysis was typical of left coronary cusp origin.