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Transient left hemiplegia

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 39-year-old man was admitted to hospital for transient left hemiplegia.
  • Electrocardiography showed sinus rhythm and inverted ischemic T waves in anterior leads.
  • Echocardiography depicted myocardial hypertrophy with mid-ventricular systolic obstruction
    (mean gradient, 24 mmHg) and apical aneurysm.

  • Dual-source computed tomography was performed for further evaluation.