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Atypical chest pain at deep inspiration

    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 50-year-old man without cardiovascular risk factors presented with atypical chest pain and
      reported that symptoms worsened during exercise.

    • Thallium scintigraphy revealed a defect in the lateral wall of the left ventricle.
    • ECG-gated contrast-enhanced coronary CT angiography was performed for further evaluation.