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Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery Presenting as Dilated Cardiomyopathy With Regional Wall Motion Abnormality on Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Shaahinfar, Ashkon MD, MPH*; Ghazi-Askar, Zahra M. MD; Siroker, Hannah MD; Nagdev, Arun MD

Section Editor(s): Deanehan, J. Kate MD, RDMS; Associate Editor

doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001741
Ultrasound Case Review

Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a rare cause of dilated cardiomyopathy. We present the first reported case of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery diagnosed by point-of-care ultrasound, leading to expedited management, stabilization, and eventual treatment.

From the *Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland;

Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto; and

Department of Emergency Medicine, Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System, Oakland, CA.

Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Ashkon Shaahinfar, MD, MPH, Department of Emergency Medicine, 747 52nd St, Oakland, CA 94609 (e-mail:

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Online date: January 31, 2019

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