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Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery from the Non-coronary Cusp Demonstrated by Echocardiography and CT Angiography

  • Simone JhaveriEmail author
  • Albree Tower-Rader
  • Kenneth Zahka
Images in Pediatric Cardiology

Abstract

Certain coronary anomalies have been associated with sudden cardiac death. Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery (RCA) from the posterior non-coronary aortic cusp is exceedingly rare. Through multimodality imaging, we present a young female with an anomalous RCA arising from the non-coronary cusp. Given the unobstructed origin and benign course, no intervention was recommended.

Keywords

Right coronary artery Anomalous coronary artery Non-coronary cusp Echocardiography CT angiography 

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Conflict of interest

None of the authors have any conflicts of interest.

Research Involving Human Participants and/or Animals

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simone Jhaveri
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Albree Tower-Rader
    • 2
  • Kenneth Zahka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric CardiologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric CardiologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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