A right coronary artery aneurysm presenting as a mass in echocardiography

  • Yehia Saleh
  • Abdallah Almaghraby
  • Basma Hammad
  • Ola Abdelkarim
  • Mahmoud Abdelnaby
  • Eman El-sharkawy
  • Mohamed Ayman Abdel-hay
Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound


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Conflict of interest

Yehia Saleh, Abdallah Almaghraby, Basma Hammad, Ola Abdelkarim, Mahmoud Abdelnaby, Eman El-sharkawy and Mohamed Ayman abdel-hay declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the Responsible Committee on Human Experimentation (Institutional and National) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.

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Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cardiology, Faculty of MedicineAlexandria UniversityAlexandriaEgypt
  3. 3.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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