Coronary ectasia due to primary aldosteronism in an exceptional presentation

Hammam Rasras, Falmata Laouan Brem, Noha El Ouafi, Nabila Ismaili

Abstract


Primary aldosteronism as a cause of coronary ectasia has been reported only once in the literature and was associated with an aortic aneurysm. Here, we report a second presentation in our cardiology department - a 59-year-old female patient who was admitted for unstable angina. Coronary angiography revealed an ectasia of two major coronary arteries. An etiological assessment revealed an idiopathic primary aldosteronism.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2021.22

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