Acta Medica Iranica 2012. 50(11):785-788.

A Huge Coronary Artery Aneurysm in Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Case Report
Shokoufeh Hajsadeghi, Scott Reza Jafarian Kerman, Hamidreza PouraliAkbar, Ronak Mohammadi

Abstract


Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) as an inherited connective tissue disorder can affect all tissues that contains type I collagen. Well-known cardiac complications of this disease such as aortic root dilatation, aortic regurgitation and mitral valve prolapse have been rarely reported in the literature. Coronary artery aneurysm is a rare cardiac complication in OI, as reported in a 19 year old female presenting with myocardial infarction and hypotension.


Keywords


Aneurysm; Coronary artery; Osteogenesis imperfecta

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