A case with coarctation of the aorta accompanied by coronary ectasia and dilatation of the ascending aorta


Altinbas A., Ozaydin M., Kahraman H., Dogan A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, vol.19, no.3, pp.185-187, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1023600711573
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-187

Abstract

Coarctation of the aorta is one of the congenital heart diseases diagnosed primarily in childhood and early adolescence. A 67-year-old female was admitted to the hospital with chest pain. Angiography revealed a coarctation of the aorta, coronary ectasia and dilatation of the ascending aorta. This case attracted our attention because the first diagnosis was made at such an advanced age and coarctation was accompanied by coronary ectasia and dilatation of the ascending aorta. Therefore, we decided to report the case.