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Can you tell me the difference between coronary and congenital heart disease?
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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The former is an acquired condition while the latter is present at birth.

In brief: Yes
The former is an acquired condition while the latter is present at birth.
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Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Congenital heart disease is a cardiac defect present from birth; there are many different variations.
Coronary artery disease is stenosis of the arteries of the heart, usually due to arteriosclerosis, although you can rarely have a congenital lesion of a coronary artery- most commonly a coronary comes from the pulmonary artery rather than the aorta- known as an anomalous coronary artery.

In brief: Yes
Congenital heart disease is a cardiac defect present from birth; there are many different variations.
Coronary artery disease is stenosis of the arteries of the heart, usually due to arteriosclerosis, although you can rarely have a congenital lesion of a coronary artery- most commonly a coronary comes from the pulmonary artery rather than the aorta- known as an anomalous coronary artery.
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