Type IV Dual Left Anterior Descending Artery Associated with Anomalous Origin of the Left Circumflex Coronary Artery from the Right Coronary Artery: A Case Report


TÜRKOĞLU S. , Balcioglu S., Ozdemir M.

JOURNAL OF INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY, vol.20, no.12, pp.669-670, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.669-670
  • Keywords: coronary anomaly, coronary origin, angiography

Abstract

Dual left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) originating from the left main stem and the right coronary artery (RCA) (Type IV dual LAD) is a very rare coronary artery anomaly Association of this anomaly with the anomalous origin of the circumflex artery from the RCA is a very rare occurrence In this report we describe a patient presenting with acute lateral wall myocardial infarction who subsequently was found to have this coronary anomaly