Abstract

Williams syndrome (WS) is a genetic disorder due to deficiency of elastin gene expression. It is characterized by typical somatic abnormalities and a wide range of cardiovascular malformations. Coronary artery involvement is a frequent finding of the syndrome, particularly in those patients with severe supravalvular aortic stenosis. We present the case of an 11-month-old infant affected by WS who developed severe coronary artery disease 2 months after the surgical repair of supravalvular aortic stenosis. The clinical picture and successful surgical revascularization strategy is also described.

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D., F., A., R., M., M., A., T., G.B., D. D., S., M., … L., G. (2016). Coronary artery involvement of williams syndrome in infants and surgical revascularization strategy. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 101(1), 359–361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.064 LK  - http://lh.cineca.it/Ccube/openclink.do?sid=EMBASE&sid=EMBASE&issn=15526259&id=doi:10.1016%2Fj.athoracsur.2015.03.064&atitle=Coronary+artery+involvement+of+williams+syndrome+in+infants+and+surgical+revascularization+strategy&stitle=Ann.+Thorac.+Surg.&title=Annals+of+Thoracic+Surgery&volume=101&issue=1&spage=359&epage=361&aulast=Federici&aufirst=Duccio&auinit=D.&aufull=Federici+D.&coden=ATHSA&isbn=&pages=359-361&date=2016&auinit1=D&auinitm=

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