Cardiac computed tomography of congenital absent left circumflex coronary artery: A case report

Yun Hsuan Tzeng, Gong Yau Lan, Wei Hsian Yin, Chung Ching Huang, Yu Chin Wu

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摘要

Congenital absent left circumflex coronary artery (LCX) is a very rare anomaly. Only a few cases diagnosed by conventional angiography were reported in the literature. We report a case of congenital absent LCX with angina-like symptoms diagnosed by cardiac computed tomography (CT) scan. A 71-year-old male patient with intermittent chest tightness during exercise was referred to our department for cardiac computed tomography (CT) study. The thallium-201 myocardial perfusion study showed positive finding and the result of treadmill exercise electrocardiogram was inconclusive. No evidence of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease but total absence of LCX was found in the CT study. Knowledge of the clinical manifestations and cardiac CT appearances of this rare anomaly are essential for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)273-276
頁數4
期刊Chinese Journal of Radiology
34
發行號4
出版狀態已發佈 - 十二月 1 2009
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Coronary Vessels
Tomography
Exercise
Thallium
Coronary Artery Disease
Angiography
Electrocardiography
Thorax
Perfusion
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • iopamidol
  • thallium 201

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Cardiac computed tomography of congenital absent left circumflex coronary artery : A case report. / Tzeng, Yun Hsuan; Lan, Gong Yau; Yin, Wei Hsian; Huang, Chung Ching; Wu, Yu Chin.

於: Chinese Journal of Radiology, 卷 34, 編號 4, 01.12.2009, p. 273-276.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Tzeng, Yun Hsuan ; Lan, Gong Yau ; Yin, Wei Hsian ; Huang, Chung Ching ; Wu, Yu Chin. / Cardiac computed tomography of congenital absent left circumflex coronary artery : A case report. 於: Chinese Journal of Radiology. 2009 ; 卷 34, 編號 4. 頁 273-276.
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