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Coronary Aneurysm

Patient was being treated with antibiotics repeatedly for prolonged fever. Healed vegetation on posterior mitral leaflet noted later on. Retrospectively recognized as endocarditis. Came with slow evolving anterior wall myocardial infarction. Angiogram showed coronary aneurysms of right coronary , left circumflex, and ostio proximal left anterior descending. LAD aneurysm is occluded with thrombus ( upper end of picture )

Contributed by Dr Rakesh Gopal , Apollo hospital Chennai 
(Consultant Interventional Cardiologist)
Studied Interventional Cardiology at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Coronary Aneurysm Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Rating: 5

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