Coronary artery ectasia in an adult noonan syndrome detected on coronary CT angiography

Fayaz A. Hakim, James F. Gruden, Prasad M. Panse, Jorge R. Alegria

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Coronary ectasia is rare in patients with Noonan syndrome. When suspected during echocardiography more common causes including Kawasaki disease in children and atherosclerosis coronary artery disease in adults should be ruled out. Coronary CT angiogram, a non-invasive imaging tool may be preferred over conventional coronary angiogram in the initial diagnosis and monitoring the progression of coronary ectasia in such patients. Aspirin may be considered to prevent coronary thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1051-1053
Number of pages3
JournalHeart Lung and Circulation
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013



  • Computed tomography angiography
  • Coronary ectasia
  • Noonan syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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