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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.