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Transient ischemic attack

    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 56-year-old woman with an unremarkable medical history presented with a sudden transient ischemic attack that resolved completely.
    • Doppler ultrasonography of the carotid arteries did not reveal any abnormality.
    • Contrast-enhanced aortic CT was performed to evaluate the heart as a possible source of emboli.