Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA)

Case contributed by Dr Husam Hussein Yaseen


Young adult presenting with recurrent chest pain and fatigability

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Axial (with coronal and sagittal reformats) show an anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the posterior aspect of main pulmonary trunk. 

Annotated image shows the anomalous left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary trunk.

Case Discussion

A young male presenting with recurrent chest pain and easily fatigability. Echocardiography demonstrated left ventricular wall dyskinesia.

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Case information

rID: 70148
Published: 10th Aug 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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