Acute Coronary Syndrome Secondary to Hypoplastic Left Main and Left Descending

Ricardo Levin, Marcela Degrange, Marzia Leacche, Jorge Balaguer, John Byrne


Congenital coronary artery anomalies are a diverse group of congenital disorders and an uncommon cause of acute coronary syndrome. We describe the case of a 48-year old woman with severe hypoplasia of the left main and left anterior descending coronary arteries associated with non-ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction. Differential diagnoses and treatment options are evaluated. The patient underwent surgery with favorable outcomes.

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