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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.