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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 558–559 | Cite as

Ring-Calcification of Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm of an 11-Year-Old Child with History of Kawasaki Disease

  • Mehrdad Salamat
  • Muhammad Sher Khan
Images in Pediatric Cardiology

Abstract

We present radiographic images of ring-calcification of a giant aneurysm of the left main coronary artery in a child, 7 years after the initial diagnosis of Kawasaki disease, as well as acute medical management and surgical bypass of the obstructed left anterior descending coronary artery.

Keywords

Giant coronary aneurysm Kawasaki disease Ring-calcification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Driscoll Children’s Heart CenterDriscoll Children’s HospitalCorpus ChristiUSA

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