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Congenital right coronary artery aneurysm causing myocardial infarction, pseudoaneurysm formation, and right atrial compression.
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PMID:  12094173     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of a young woman with symptoms of acute myocardial infarction and found to have a nonatherosclerotic coronary aneurysm of the right coronary artery, which ruptured and formed a pseudoaneurysm. The pseudoaneurysm was sufficiently large that it mimicked an atrial mass on diagnostic imaging modalities. With the attendant risk of further rupture and compression of the heart chambers, the patient underwent successful resection of the aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm with single vessel bypass surgery.
Dawood Darbar; Philip J Patel; Stephen M Devine; Hartzell V Schaff; Roger Click
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0894-7317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-02     Completed Date:  2002-09-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  surgery
Aneurysm, Ruptured / complications*,  surgery
Coronary Aneurysm / complications*,  congenital,  surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Atria / pathology*
Myocardial Infarction / etiology*

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