Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 2 Issue 12

Coronary Artery Aneurysm and Ectasia: A Case Report and Overview of Literature

Usman Sarwar1*, Ali Hussain2, Arslan Hashmi3, Abdullah Khawar4 and Hassan Tahir5

1Department of Cardiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
2Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, NC, USA
3Maimonides Medical Center, NY, USA
4Sunny downstate University, NY, USA
5Department of Cardiology, Heart Lung Vascular Institute, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, USA

*Corresponding Author: Usman Sarwar, Department of Cardiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA.

Received: October 26, 2021; Published: November 10, 2021

Abstract

Coronary artery aneurysm or ectasia is a rare disease that is found incidentally in most cases but can lead to a number of complications, including myocardial infarction, stable angina, compression of adjacent anatomical structure, and cardiac tamponade. In this article, we discussed the case of a middle-aged male patient who presented to the hospital with chest discomfort along with EKG changes and was found to have a coronary artery aneurysm of multiple vessels that was treated with anticoagulation, and the patient did not have any recurrence of symptoms on long-term follow-up. We also briefly discussed our understanding of the etiology, diagnosis, and different management options of coronary artery aneurysm after reviewing the literature.

Keywords: Coronary Artery Aneurysm (CAA); Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE); Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA)

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Citation: Usman Sarwar., et al. “Coronary Artery Aneurysm and Ectasia: A Case Report and Overview of Literature". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.12 (2021): 03-06.

Copyright: © 2021 Usman Sarwar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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