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Case 9798

Giant right coronary artery aneurysm: incidental finding

Author(s)
Ilaria Iampieri, Riccardo Rosati, Bettina Conti, Zsuzsanna Takács-Szabó, Giuseppe Cannavale, Carlo Catalano

Policlinico Umberto I, Roma,
Sapienza University of Rome,
Department of Radiological Sciences;
Viale Regina Elena 00161 Rome, Italy;
Email:giuseppe_cannavale@hotmail.it
 
Patient
male, 72 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT

    Pre-contrast image (A) shows a paracardiac mass with periferal hyperdensities. Post-contrast images (B, C, D) demonstrate a huge aneurysm of the right coronary artery (white arrow). Note how the aneurysm is...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT volume rendering

    CT volume rendering reconstruction demonstrates the presence of the giant aneurym of the right coronary artery (A). Multiplanar reconstruction allows to better appreciate the conformation of the aneurysm.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
Pre-contrast image (A) shows a paracardiac mass with periferal hyperdensities. Post-contrast images (B, C, D) demonstrate a huge aneurysm of the right coronary artery (white arrow). Note how the aneurysm is peripherally partially thrombosed.
 
CT volume rendering reconstruction demonstrates the presence of the giant aneurym of the right coronary artery (A). Multiplanar reconstruction allows to better appreciate the conformation of the aneurysm.
 
 
 
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