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Acute myocardial infarction in infancy: unmasking of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery by ligation of an arterial duct.
  1. N Sreeram,
  2. S Hunter,
  3. C Wren
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

    Abstract

    Myocardial infarction and left ventricular failure developed within hours of ligation of a large arterial duct in a four week old infant. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery was confirmed by echocardiography. Despite emergency translocation of the anomalous coronary artery the patient died.

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