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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 64-65

Coronary involvement in marfan syndrome: The role of electrocardiographically gated computed tomography angiography


1 Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Unit of Vascular Surgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy

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Rocco Donato
Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Messina, Messina
Italy
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_43_16

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We report a case of coronary artery and aortic root aneurysms in a 50-year-old man with Marfan syndrome. The coexistence of these findings is uncommon and rarely reported. We underline the role of electrocardiographically gated computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of coronary aneurysm in this category of patients.


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