Giant left anterior descending artery aneurysm in a patient with Behcet's disease

Geyik B., ÖZDEMİR Ö., Ozeke O., Duru E.

Heart Lung and Circulation, vol.14, no.4, pp.262, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hlc.2005.03.009
  • Journal Name: Heart Lung and Circulation
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.262
  • Keywords: Behcet's disease, Coronary artery aneurysm
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Coronary artery aneurysm is a rare coronary abnormality nearly half of which originates from atherosclerotic lesions. The major causes of non-atherosclerotic coronary aneurysms include coronary ectasia, Kawasaki disease, Takayasu aortitis, thoracic trauma and complicated angioplasty; however, it has been rarely reported associated with Behcet's disease. © 2005 Published by Elsevier Inc on behalf of Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.