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Coronary artery aneurysm

Coronary artery aneurysm
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 I25.4
ICD-9 414.11
NCI Coronary artery aneurysm
Patient UK Coronary artery aneurysm
MeSH D003323

Coronary artery aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation of part of the coronary artery.


It is often found coincidentally on coronary angiography.[1]


Acquired causes include atherosclerosis,[2] Kawasaki disease[3] and coronary catheterization.

It can also be congenital.[4][5]


Generally, it has a good prognosis.[1] In Kawasaki's disease, untreated, there is a 1-2% death rate, from cardiac causes.


  1. ^ a b Pahlavan PS, Niroomand F (October 2006). "Coronary artery aneurysm: a review". Clin Cardiol 29 (10): 439–43. PMID 17063947. doi:10.1002/clc.4960291005. 
  2. ^ Nichols L, Lagana S, Parwani A (May 2008). "Coronary artery aneurysm: a review and hypothesis regarding etiology". Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 132 (5): 823–8. PMID 18466032. doi:10.1043/1543-2165(2008)132[823:CAAARA]2.0.CO;2. 
  3. ^ Fukazawa R, Ikegam E, Watanabe M et al. (May 2007). "Coronary artery aneurysm induced by Kawasaki disease in children show features typical senescence" (– SCHOLAR SEARCH). Circ. J. 71 (5): 709–15. PMID 17456996. doi:10.1253/circj.71.709. [dead link]
  4. ^ Seabra-Gomes R, Somerville J, Ross DN, Emanuel R, Parker DJ, Wong M (April 1974). "Congenital coronary artery aneurysms". Br Heart J 36 (4): 329–35. PMC 1020027. PMID 4842623. doi:10.1136/hrt.36.4.329. 
  5. ^ Meinert D, Mohammed Z (March 2000). "MRI of congenital coronary artery aneurysm". Br J Radiol 73 (867): 322–4. PMID 10817051. 

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