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Left main coronary artery and right pulmonary vein compression by a large pulmonary artery aneurysm
  1. V Decuypere1,
  2. M Delcroix2,
  3. W Budts1
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
  2. 2Department of Pneumology, University Hospitals
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr W Budts
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium; werner.budtsuz.kuleuven.ac.be

Abstract

Pulmonary artery aneurysms are uncommon and may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The unique combination of left main coronary artery and upper right pulmonary vein compression by a large pulmonary artery aneurysm is reported. Furthermore, the aetiology, clinical manifestations, complications, diagnostic approach, and possible therapeutic interventions are briefly discussed.

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