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Comedian Garry Shandling’s official cause of death revealed

LOS ANGELES — Garry Shandling’s cause of death has been attributed to a blood clot in his heart.

Actor Garry Shandling arrives at the world premiere of Paramount Pictures & Marvel Entertainment's "Iron Man 2" held at the El Capitan Theatre on April 26, 2010, in Hollywood.  (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actor Garry Shandling arrives at the world premiere of Paramount Pictures & Marvel Entertainment’s “Iron Man 2” held at the El Capitan Theatre on April 26, 2010, in Hollywood. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

A report by Los Angeles’ coroner’s officials released Tuesday states the fatal clot that killed Shandling in March occurred after the comedian developed blood clots in his legs.

Coroner’s officials had delayed issuing their determination of what killed the 66-year-old until after a review of his medical records and toxicology tests were completed.

Shandling created his comic masterpiece “The Larry Sanders Show” for HBO, which starred him as an egomaniacal late-night TV host with an angst-ridden show-biz life behind the scenes.

His publicist said after Shandling’s death that doctors believed he suffered a sudden heart attack in his Los Angeles home.

After “Larry Sanders” ended in 1998, Shandling’s few public appearances included hosting the Emmys Awards in 2000 and 2004.