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Giant coronary artery aneurysm with a thrombus secondary to Kawasaki disease


Department of Cardiology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Robin J Pinto
Glenmark Cardiac Centre, 10, Nandadeep, 209 D, Dr Ambedkar Road, Matunga (E), Mumbai - 400 019, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.41059

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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-61

 

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Although coronary artery aneurysms occur in Kawasaki disease, giant aneurysms are rare. We report a very large coronary artery aneurysm, measuring 25 mm and involving left anterior descending artery, in a 2-year-old child with Kawasaki disease. The challenges in management of such a patient have been highlighted.






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Department of Cardiology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Robin J Pinto
Glenmark Cardiac Centre, 10, Nandadeep, 209 D, Dr Ambedkar Road, Matunga (E), Mumbai - 400 019, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.41059

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Although coronary artery aneurysms occur in Kawasaki disease, giant aneurysms are rare. We report a very large coronary artery aneurysm, measuring 25 mm and involving left anterior descending artery, in a 2-year-old child with Kawasaki disease. The challenges in management of such a patient have been highlighted.






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