Ruptured infective coronary artery aneurysm
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Coronary artery aneurysm is a rare disease. Recently, it has been detected more frequently because of advancements in imaging technology. Its main complication is thromboembolic events; however, the rate of rupture remains unknown.We encountered a case of ruptured coronary artery aneurysm with purulent inflammation, which was successfully treated by patch closure of the aneurysm and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Although the natural history of infective coronary artery aneurysm remains unknown, early recognition and prompt surgical treatment are necessary to prevent fatal complications...

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