Post-traumatic false (pseudo) aneurysm of the left main coronary artery
Pseudo aneurisma post-traumático de tronco de arteria coronaria izquierda

Melina M Gallo, Sebastián Carrizo, Roberto S Cooke, Carolina E Glaser, Francisco E Paoletti, Eduardo Moreyra
2011 Medicina (Buenos Aires)  
Coronary pseudo-aneurysm is an extremely rare entity. Its natural history is scarcely known and its treatment is controversial. We report a case of pseudo-aneurysm of the left main coronary artery associated with an antero-apical infarct of the left ventricle diagnosed five years after a cardiac arrest following a non-penetrating thoracic trauma. The patient was treated conservatively because percutaneous or surgical correction were not considered suitable for this lesion. A multidetector
more » ... multidetector computed tomography coronary angiogram performed 10 years after the initial event showed no evidence of progression.
pmid:21893453 fatcat:e2otv76y3bgwlios5txlrzgvni