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A Case of Two Giant congenital Aneurysms of the Right Coronary Artery

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1994;37(6):850-853.
Published online June 15, 1994.
A Case of Two Giant congenital Aneurysms of the Right Coronary Artery
Yong Kwan Kim, Jo Won Chung, Jong Kyun Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee
Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
선천성 거대 우측 관상 동맥류 1례
김용관, 정조원, 이종균, 설준희, 이승규
연세대학교 의과대학 심장혈관센터 소아심장과
Abstract
Aneurysms of the coronary arteries are rare. They may be due to atherosclerosis, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, mycotic emboli, syphilis or trauma and occasionally they are congenital. The prognosis appears to be poor and death can occur suddenly from rupture of the aneurysm, peripheral coronary embolism or bacterial endocarditis. Recently surgical treatment has been successful In a 5 year old patient with ventricular septal defect, two aneurysmal sacs located at the cardiac crux and just posterior to it was proved by coronary angiography and MRI, and successfully excised at operation.
Key Words: Giant congenital aneurysm, Coronary artcry


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