A giant aneurysm of the circumflex coronary artery with fistulous connection to the coronary sinus: a case report


Dogan A., Ozaydin M., Altinbas A., Gedikli O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, vol.19, no.1, pp.5-8, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1021762504077
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-8

Abstract

Non-atherosclerotic coronary artery aneurysms are rare and most of them remain asymptomatic. We report a case who has a giant circumflex coronary artery aneurysm with fistulisation into the coronary sinus. The patient presents with dyspnea and palpitation due to atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response. The diagnostic contributions of echocardiography, coronary angiography are discussed. The hemodynamic effects of this anomaly are reviewed.