Year : 2011  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 189--191

Aneurysm of the left aortic sinus causing acute myocardial infarction


Jan-Peter Smedema1, Vernon Freeman1, Johan Brink2 
1 Netcare N1 City Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
2 Netcare N1 City Hospital; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cape Town and Associated Hospitals, Cape Town, South Africa

Correspondence Address:
Jan-Peter Smedema
Room 103, Medical Chambers, N1 City Hospital, Goodwood, Cape Town
South Africa

This report describes the findings and management of a young male who presented with an acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction due to compression of the circumflex coronary artery by a large aneurysm of left sinus of Valsalva.


How to cite this article:
Smedema JP, Freeman V, Brink J. Aneurysm of the left aortic sinus causing acute myocardial infarction.Ann Pediatr Card 2011;4:189-191


How to cite this URL:
Smedema JP, Freeman V, Brink J. Aneurysm of the left aortic sinus causing acute myocardial infarction. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2011 [cited 2021 Sep 16 ];4:189-191
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