Anectodal Report of Anomalous Circumflex Associated with Pathological Scintigraphy in a Patient with Atypical Chest Pain.
Author(s): Mariano E, Duro L, Sperandio M, Ros V, Viele A, Biscione C, Mango R and Romeo FMariano E, Duro L, Sperandio M, Ros V, Viele A, Biscione C, Mango R and Romeo F
The incidence of Coronary Artery Anomalies (CAA) in routine Coronary Angiography(CAG) is between 0.6% and 1.5%. Most anomalies are not of clinical significance, but some are related to angina, dyspnoea, syncope, acute myocardial infarction andsudden death. Diagnosis and adequate imaging of CAA are crucial for appropriate patient management, especially in patient candidates for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and cardiac surgery. This report describes the anomalous origin of the Left Circumflex Artery (LCX), arising by the right sinus of Valsalva and associated with the presence of hypoplasicLeft Anterior Descending Coronary Artery (LAD) that correlates with myocardial scintigraphy findings of reduced uptake in the anterior and inferior wall of left ventricle. .. Read More»
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