Abnormal Coronary Arteries


Abnormal Coronary Arteries, Abnormal Coronary Artery, Coronary Artery Abnormalities, Congenital Anomaly of Coronary Artery, Anomalous Coronary Vessel

  • Epidemiology
  1. More common in younger patients
  2. Difficult to diagnose before event occurs
  • Etiology
  1. Anomalous Origin of left Coronary Artery
    1. Associated with acute angle from right sinus
  2. Kawasaki's Disease
    1. Results in Coronary Artery aneurysm
  • Symptoms
  1. Angina
  2. Palpitations
  3. Syncope with exertion
  4. May present with sudden death
    1. See also Sudden Death in Athletes
    2. Similar to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy