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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 204657, 3 pages
Case Report

Congenital Absence of Left Circumflex Artery Detected by Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography: A Case Report

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, 15 Kanchanavanit Road, Hat Yai 90110, Thailand

Received 9 May 2012; Accepted 21 June 2012

Academic Editors: A. Iyisoy, I. Ozdogru, and J. Veselka

Copyright © 2012 Keerati Hongsakul and Ruedeekorn Suwannanon. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The congenital absence of the left circumflex artery (LCx) is a very rare congenital anomaly of coronary arteries, but it is benign. Currently, the best modality for the diagnosis of coronary anomalies is computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA). We report a case of congenitally absent LCx with an atypical chest pain.