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Shortness of breath in a 64-years-old woman

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 64-year-old woman without a medical history presented with shortness of breath.
  • At echocardiography, an enlarged right ventricle with tricuspid insufficiency was detected, but
    the cardiac anatomy was “unclear”.

  • Contrast-enhanced cardiac CT was performed to evaluate the cardiac anatomy.