From the case: Myocardial contusion

MRI
Local hypokinesia...
4 chamber Gradient Echo
Local hypokinesia corresponding to the area of late enhancement. This sequence was performed early after administration of contrast and although it is not a T1 spin echo sequence, you can still see enhancement of myocardium at an early stage.
Modality: MRI (Gradient Echo)

- “ A strong impact to the front of the chest oftentimes results in myocardial contusion. A fractured sternum indicates high kinetic energy at the im...”

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