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Saccular aneurysm of left main coronary artery
  1. Jyothish Vijay,
  2. Salman Salahuddin,
  3. Ali Faizal
  1. Department of Cardiology, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut, Kerala, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Salman Salahuddin, Department of Cardiology, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut, Kerala 673016, India; drsalmans{at}gmail.com

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A 48-year-old woman with no traditional coronary risk factors, presented to our hospital with a recent anterior ST elevation myocardial infarction which had been thrombolysed, from a local hospital. Her physical examination and routine investigations were unremarkable. A coronary angiogram (figure 1) revealed a saccular aneurysm arising from the left main coronary artery (LMCA). There were no stenotic lesions noted at the aneurysm site or elsewhere. A …

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