Acta cardiologica, vol.62, no.4, pp.417-9, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
pseudoxonthoma elasticum, premature coronary artery disease, anomalous origin of coronary artery, MUTATIONS
Gazi University Affiliated:
Pseucloxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive calcific degeneration and fragmentation of the elastic fibres. We present a patient with PXE who had premature atherosclerosis that had involved severely all major coronary vessels as well as an anomalous origin of right coronary artery.