Anomalous Origin of Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery from Right Coronary Artery Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Document Type : Case Report


The anomalous origin of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery from the right coronary
artery (RCA) is a rare congenital anomaly. Herein we report an adult male referred to our hospital
for an evaluation of his chest pain. Echocardiography revealed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Coronary angiography revealed an anomalous origin of the LAD from the RCA. Such an
association constitutes an extremely rare congenital condition (Iranian Heart Journal 2008; 9 (2):59-


M. Ebrahimi, M. Dargahy and S. Bajouri

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