Coronary artery CT (right dominant with type III LAD)

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Walaaedlin


Hypertension with hyperlipidaemia and abnormal electrocardiogram.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

CT coronary angiography

CT coronary angiography reveals:

The posterior descending artery (PDA) arises from the right coronary artery (RCA).

The left anterior descending artery (LAD) wraps around the cardiac apex into the posterior interventricular groove (type III). 

No significant coronary artery stenosis identified.

Case Discussion

This case shows an example of a right dominant coronary circulation with type III left anterior descending artery (LAD). 

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Case information

rID: 52284
Published: 4th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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