Kawasaki related coronary artery disease

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Kirby

Presentation

2 week history of fever, malaise and cervical lymphadenopathy. Now developing chest pains and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Markedly irregular coronary arteries, particularly LAD, with multiple small-medium coronary aneurysms. An incidental aberrant right subclavian artery is noted.

Case Discussion

Gated CT was performed urgently when the patient developed chest pain with decompensating cardiorespiratory observations. The patient made a quick recovery with steroid therapy.

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