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Type 1 Giant Coronary Aneurysm [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. 2015; 37(1): 36-38 | DOI: 10.5152/etd.2015.7343

Type 1 Giant Coronary Aneurysm

Tahir Durmaz1, Cemal Köseoğlu2, Hüseyin Ayhan1, Telat Keleş1, Engin Bozkurt1
1Department of Cardiology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Coronary artery aneurysm is a rare anomaly and is defined as the expansion of the diameters of normal coronary arteries by ≥1.5 times. Aneurysms reaching 4 times the normal size or 8 mm in diameter are defined as giant coronary aneurysms. Giant aneurysms involved in all of the left main coronary artery (LMCA), left anterior descending artery (LAD), and right coronary artery (RCA) are very rare. Here we report a case of a 47-year-old man presenting with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and LMCA, RCA, and LAD coronary giant aneurysm as well as spontaneous dissection of the distal LAD.

Keywords: Coronary Artery Aneurysm, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, giant aneurysm

Tahir Durmaz, Cemal Köseoğlu, Hüseyin Ayhan, Telat Keleş, Engin Bozkurt. Type 1 Giant Coronary Aneurysm. Erciyes Med J. 2015; 37(1): 36-38

Corresponding Author: Hüseyin Ayhan, Türkiye
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