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Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: case report and review

June 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:79–81 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.022

Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: case report and review

Kully Sandhu, David Barron, Hefin Jones, Paul Clift, Sara Thorne, Rob Butler

Abstract

Introduction Figure 1. Diagnostic coronary angiogram via right femoral artery illustrating the presence of a large tortuous right coronary artery (RCA) with collaterals filling the left coronary arterial system (LCA) and retrograde flow of contrast within the main pulmonary artery (PA) Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a rare congenital condition that often proves fatal in infants. However, we present a case of a young patient presenting with angina-like chest pains since childhood, who subsequently underwent successful surgical correction resulting in alleviation of symptoms. Case report A 25-year-old

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