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Sinoatrial Nodal Artery Arising from the Right Posterolateral Artery: A Rare Anatomical Variant



We discuss a case report of a 66-year-old male with no prior cardiac history who presented to the hospital with persistent hiccups and shortness of breath. Following a positive nuclear stress test and cardiac catheterization, a rare anatomical variant of a sinoatrial nodal artery originating from the right posterolateral artery was revealed.


Coronary vesselsAnatomical variationCoronary circulationNSTEMI
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Page/Article: 86-88
  • DOI: 10.14797/mdcvj.1109
  • Submitted on 20 Mar 2022
  • Accepted on 1 Aug 2022
  • Published on 6 Sep 2022
  • Peer Reviewed