Left ventricular aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Incidental finding on CT study of the abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Modality: CT

Aneurysmal dilation of the cardiac apex partially filled with thrombus. The wall of the aneurysm is thinner than the wall of the rest of the left ventricle.

Case Discussion

A left ventricular aneurysm refers to a discrete, dyskinetic area of the left ventricular wall with a broad neck (as opposed to left ventricular pseudoaneurysms, thus often termed true aneurysms)

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Case Information

rID: 25069
Case created: 2nd Oct 2013
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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