Subacute left anterior descending myocardial infarct

Case contributed by Dr Yi-Jin Kuok


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Patient Data

Age: 79
Gender: Male

Hypoattenuation in the territory of the left anterior descending artery. Slight thinning of the myocardium, which bulges outwards indicating hypokinesis/akinesis. Heavy calcification of the LAD and right coronary artery. 

Case Discussion

The patient had a history of myocardial infarction two weeks prior. 

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Case information

rID: 15225
Published: 3rd Oct 2011
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2017
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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