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Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2012 Dec;20(6):724-7. doi: 10.1177/0218492312441356.

A 17-year-old with neurofibromatosis and spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

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  • 1Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Sifa University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey. ihsansami@hotmail.com

Abstract

A 17-year-old girl with neurofibromatosis type 1 presented with unstable angina. Cardiac catheterization revealed an aneurysm with thrombus in the left anterior descending coronary artery. She was discharged on medical treatment but returned 2 months later with severe chest pains. Angiography revealed an increase in the size of the aneurysm in the left anterior descending coronary artery, with thrombus and dissection. The patient underwent coronary artery bypass surgery. Follow-up after 1 year revealed no problems.

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