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Myocardial infarction during exercise

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 13-year-old boy had an acute anterior myocardial infarction during physical exercise at
    school.
  • Immediate coronary angiography evidenced a left coronary artery anomaly, but exact depiction of
    the anomalous course was not possible.

  • ECG-gated contrast-enhanced CT was performed for further evaluation.