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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.