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Acute coronary syndrome

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 16-year-old girl presented with rapidly progressive chest pain.
  • Laboratory testing revealed an elevation of cardiac enzymes, suggesting an acute coronary
    syndrome.
  • Conventional cardiac angiography showed that the left main trunk was not opacified; left
    coronary ostial atresia was suspected.
  • An aortic and cardiac CT examination was performed for further evaluation.