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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 273-276

Recurrent ST-Elevation myocardial infarction in a single coronary artery: A rare anomaly


Department of Cardiology, KG Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Akshyaya Pradhan
Department of Cardiology, KG Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijabmr.ijabmr_86_21

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Single coronary artery anomalies are those where the entire myocardium is supplied by an artery arising from one ostium. It is a rare coronary anomaly and has been there in literature ever since 1867. Over the years, this has intrigued anatomists and physicians whether its presence has life-threatening consequences or is mere a benign entity. Most of the cases are generally silent except for the interarterial course variants which are associated with sudden deaths. We report the case of a patient presenting with recurrent inferior wall ST-elevation myocardial infarction who was found to have a single coronary artery on angiography. The patient underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention and uneventful further course.


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