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Left main coronary artery disease was originally described by James Bryan Herrick, who also described the symptoms of myocardial infarction. Acute coronary syndromes characterized by thrombus formation in the left main coronary artery represent an uncommon form of atherosclerotic cardiac diseases. This article describe a 77-year old female patient who had mobile thrombus extending from the distal segment of the left main coronary artery to the left anterior descending artery.

Case Description:
A 77-year old female patient was found to have signs of acute lateral myocardial infarction (MI) in ECG recorded after a 3 h history of chest pain and an urgent percutaneous intervention was planned. Coronary angiography (CAG) showed an image consistent with thrombus formation extending from the distal segment of the left main coronary artery (LMCA) to the proximal part of the left anterior descending artery (LAD)...

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