Revista Colombiana de Cardiología
Print version ISSN 0120-5633
LOPEZ, Nilson; URIBE, Carlos E; ABAD, Pedro and VILLEGAS, Francisco. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery arising from the right coronary artery. Rev. Colom. Cardiol. [online]. 2010, vol.17, n.6, pp. 282-285. ISSN 0120-5633.
The left main coronary artery arising from the opposite sinus of Valsalva or from the right coronary artery is an extremely rare condition with a potential risk of mortality. This report describes the case of a female patient with this coronary artery anomaly, initially detected by coronariography and subsequently confirmed by cardiac magnetic resonance.
Keywords : coronary circulation; coronary angiography; coronary vessel anomalies; incidental findings.