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Coronary Artery Ectasia in a Patient with Polycystic Kidney Disease

Author(s): Leili Pourafkari | Samad Ghaffari | Bizhan Zamani | Mehdi Tolui

Journal: Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Research
ISSN 2008-5117

Volume: 3;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 101;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Acute Coronary Syndrome | Coronary Ectasia | Polycystic kidney Disease

A 44 years old male patient with acute coronary syndrome and polycystic kidney disease is described. Coronary angiography showed ectatic coronary arteries. Polycystic kidney disease is the most common inherited kidney disorder which is commonly associated with extra renal manifestations including cardiovascular conditions. Involvement of vessels may lead to arterial aneurysms which most commonly present as intracranial aneurysms. The rare association between coronary aneurysms and polycystic kidney disease has also been noted
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