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Incidental finding of a giant coronary artery aneurysm of the left anterior descending artery
  1. Andrew Whittaker,
  2. James Richard Wilkinson
  1. Department of Cardiology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr James Richard Wilkinson, Department of Cardiology, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK; James.Wilkinson{at}

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An asymptomatic 84-year-old man was referred for cardiology assessment in view of incidental radiology findings. He had coronary artery bypass grafting in 1982 with vein grafts to the right coronary artery and left anterior descending artery (LAD). Angiography in 2000 for recurrent angina demonstrated severe native disease, patent LAD graft and occluded right coronary artery graft. He underwent uncomplicated …

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  • Contributors AW and JRW contributed equally in all aspects of the preparation and authorship of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.