Anomalous right coronary artery from distal left circumflex coronary artery: a rare case report


  • Ashima Bagga Department of Medicine, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
  • Diptiman Kaul Department of Cardiology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
  • Shubham . Department of Medicine, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India





Coronary artery anomalies (CAAs) being a group of congenital disorders, present with highly variable manifestations and have diverse pathophysiological manifestations. In middle aged to elderly patients, a coronary anomaly is often an incidental finding. We presented a case of 65-year-old female with history of diabetes for past 9 years who presented to our emergency department with history of exertional chest pain for past 4 weeks. Anomalous origin of right coronary artery (RCA) from distal left circumflex artery (LCX) was observed on coronary angiography. Patient was managed with optimised medical therapy (OMT).


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