CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Radiol Imaging 2023; 33(02): 267-270
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1760745
Case Report

Coronaries from the Brachiocephalic Artery: Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries in a Case of Situs Inversus and Truncus Arteriosus

1   Department of Radiology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alpa Bharati
2   Department of Radiology, Bai Jerbai Hospital for Children, Wadia Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries are rare. In this article, we reported a case of 6-month-old female who was brought with breathing difficulty and poor weight gain. Echocardiography was done which showed dextrocardia and truncus arteriosus. A cardiac computed tomography confirmed these findings and additionally revealed that the coronary arteries originated from a common vascular channel from the brachiocephalic artery. This is a very rare occurrence. To our knowledge, only a few such cases have been reported in the literature.


All the figures used in this article were sourced from the Department of Radiology, Bai Jerbai Hospital for Children, Wadia Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

Publication History

Article published online:
31 January 2023

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