Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery

Case contributed by Dr Vlad Barskiy

Presentation

Complaints of severe shortness of breath at rest, poor weight gain, frequent respiratory infections from 1 month. At the age of 1.5 months, echocardiography was performed - CHD, mitral valve anomaly, LV EF 64%. Further, echocardiography was repeatedly performed, the progression of mitral insufficiency, dilatation of the left ventricle, LA was noted in the dynamics. Abnormal origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery was established on echocardiography in our clinic at the age of 1 year. After that, the patient was operated on in our clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female

Abnormal origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.

Dilatation of the left ventricle, postischemic calcification of the papillary muscles of the left ventricle.

Case Discussion

The study was conducted under conditions of sedation and drug apnea. Heart rate 100-115 beats per minute.

The case is presented together with Yarmola I., Voltornistiy I., and Kornoukhov O.

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