Acute chest pain but normal ECG and coronary arteries

Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis

1. Patient presentation

  • A 52-year-old man presented with acute chest pain.

  • An electrocardiography (ECG) examination gave normal results.

  • Coronary stenosis or aortic dissection were suspected and ECG-gated CT was
    requested. The coronary arteries were observed to be normal, but an anomaly of the aortic
    root was detected.

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