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Double Right Coronary Artery: Review of Literature

  • Hulya ErbagciEmail author
  • Vedat Davutoglu
  • Serdar Turkmen
  • Nese Kizilkan
  • Erdem Gumusburun
Case Report

Abstract

Anomalies of the coronary artery are often asymptomatic and uncommon. We report an extremely rare coronary artery anomaly, a double right coronary artery. A 50-year-old male patient was hospitalized with the diagnosis of unstable angina pectoris. Right coronary artery (RCA) injection showed filling of two separately originating RCAs, coursing towards the right atrio-ventricular groove. Then they give a marginal branch and a septal artery, terminated by giving off the posterior descending artery (PDA) in posterior interventricular groove. Coronary anomalies should be recognized to avoid problems during coronary intervention and cardiac surgery.

Keywords

congenital cardiac anomaly right coronary artery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hulya Erbagci
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vedat Davutoglu
    • 2
  • Serdar Turkmen
    • 2
  • Nese Kizilkan
    • 1
  • Erdem Gumusburun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, Medical SchoolGaziantep University, Ali Nadi Ünler BulariGaziantepTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Cardiology, Medical SchoolGaziantep UniversityTurkey

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