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Acute-onset chest pain

    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 65-year-old man experienced acute-onset chest pain, leading to his admission in our coronary
      care unit 2 hours later.

    • Electrocardiography (ECG) showed ST elevation in lateral leads; echocardiography showed

    • A contrast-enhanced ECG-gated acquisition using dual-source multidetector CT was performed to
      rule out aortic dissection with coronary involvement.