Left ventricular aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed A. Khawwam

Presentation

Patient presents with dyspnea and cough

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
CT

Focal dilatation of the anterolateral wall of the left ventricle with a wide neck and calcified rim.

Bilateral mild pleural effusions.

Case Discussion

A left ventricular aneurysm in a patient with a history of heart disease and two prior myocardial infarctions which are risk factors for a ventricular aneurysm.

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Case information

rID: 70010
Published: 2nd Aug 2019
Last edited: 20th Sep 2020
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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