Familial hyperlipidemia with premature coronary artery disease

Discussion:

Cardiac coronary CT was performed in prospective protocol as the patient is young to decrease the radiation exposure to the patient. Premature coronary artery disease in the form of a soft plaque at the origin of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) without a significant stenosis. Premature atherosclerotic calcifications are also demonstrated in the aortic root or sinus of Valsalva.

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