Left ventricular aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith
X-ray

Calcified opacity projected over the left heart border is demonstrated in keeping with a left ventricular aneurysm.

Case Discussion

True left ventricular aneurysms develop in less than 5% of all patients with ST elevation myocardial infarctions.

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Case information

rID: 10899
Case created: 30th Sep 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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