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Myocardial infarction in a 17-year-old patient due to neurofibromatosis-associated coronary aneurysm.
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PMID:  22813835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neurofibromatosis is an autosomal dominant multi-system genetic disorder. Extra-cardiac vascular manifestations of neurofibromatosis have been previously described in many reports. However, coronary arterial involvements have been rarely described. A 17-year-old girl with neurofibromatosis presented to our institute with subacute myocardial infarction. Coronary angiogram revealed an aneurysm with thrombus in the left anterior descending artery.
Authors:
Harun Evrengul; Dogu I Kilic; Mustafa Zungur; Yusuf I Alihanoglu; Halil Tanriverdi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1 Department of Cardiology, Sifa University, Izmir, Turkey.
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