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