Angina pectoris as a manifestation of ALCAPA syndrome in a 20-year-old female: a case report and review of literature
KeywordsALCAPA, echocardiography, angina pectoris
Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is considered a rare congenital heart disease where the take-off of the left coronary artery abnormally originates from the pulmonary artery instead of left aortic sinus. It is associated with a high mortality rate in the first year of life and sudden death in adults if left untreated. We report an adult form of ALCAPA syndrome in a 20-year-old female who presented with anginal pain for the previous few months. Unfortunately, the patient was hesitant to have surgery at the time.
Issue: 2023: Vol 10 No 7 (view)