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January 1, 1968

Calcified Coronary Artery Aneurysms

Author Affiliations

From the Diagnostic Radiology Service, Department of Radiology, Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, Aerospace Medical Division (AFSC), Lackland Air Force Base, Tex.

JAMA. 1968;203(1):51-53. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140010053017

Calcified coronary aneurysm associated with marked abdominal aortic calcification and stenosis of the left renal artery occurred in a young Filipino woman. Conventional roentgenograms of the chest adequately demonstrated the coronary artery aneurysm. Takayasu's arteriopathy is suggested as a possible etiologic factor.