Coronary cameral fistula manifested as angina pectoris in a 40-year old female
  • Leila Bigdelu
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Vascular Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
  • Ali Azari
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Vascular Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
  • Ali Heidari-Bakavoli
    Department of Imaging, Razavi Hospital, Mashhad, Iran
  • Ossama Maadarani
    Critical Care Unit, Internal Medical Department, Ahmadi Hospital, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Al Ahmadi, Kuwait

Keywords

Angina pectoris, coronary cameral fistula, coronary steal phenomenon, coronary artery bypass graft

Abstract

Coronary cameral fistula (CCF) is defined as an abnormal connection between the coronary artery and any cardiac chamber. It usually appears due to abnormal embryogenesis and represents less than 1% of the population. Most CCF cases are asymptomatic, however large CCFs may cause symptoms and complications. We present a case of a young female with symptomatic CCF suspected on echocardiography and confirmed by computed tomography coronary angiography. She was successfully treated surgically with total improvement of symptoms.

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    Published: 2023-11-14
    Issue: 2023: Vol 10 No 12 (view)


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    Bigdelu L, Azari A, Heidari-Bakavoli A, Maadarani O. Coronary cameral fistula manifested as angina pectoris in a 40-year old female. EJCRIM 2023;10 doi:10.12890/2023_004150.

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