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Dyspnea during exercise and cardiovascular risk factors

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 59-year-old man presented with progressive worsening of dyspnea during exercise.
  • He had three risk factors for cardiovascular disease: hypertension, diabetes and
    hypercholesterolemia.

  • Coronary CT angiography was performed to evaluate the coronary arteries.