Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left anterior descending artery in a patient with single left coronary artery: A rare coronary artery anomaly and review of the literature

Erdogan O., Buyuklu M., Aktoz M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.127, no.2, pp.280-283, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Letter
  • Volume: 127 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.04.121
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-283
  • Erzincan Binali Yildirim University Affiliated: No


A 44-year-old woman with hypertension was admitted because of recent onset chest pain. Coronary angiography revealed an anomalous right coronary artery originating as a separate branch from the left anterior descending artery. Associated with the present case all published case reports were thoroughly investigated and presented as a review of the literature. (C) 2007 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.