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Left main coronary artery aneurysm: an uncommon aetiology for myocardial infarction in the young.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20650018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left main coronary artery aneurysms are very infrequent (0.1%) and the majority is related to atherosclerotic obstructive lesions. We describe a young male having no conventional coronary risk factors presenting with acute inferior wall myocardial infarction. Coronary angiography revealed a prominent aneurysm of the left main coronary artery with selective extension towards the proximal left circumflex artery without associated coronary lesions.
Authors:
Naveen Garg; Nagaraja Moorthy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-02     Completed Date:  2011-01-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  584-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India. navgarg@sgpgi.ac.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Aneurysm / complications*,  diagnosis
Coronary Angiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology*
Young Adult

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