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Left Ventricular False Aneurysm Characterized by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Late Enhancemente Technique

Author(s): Andrade, Luísa Costa ; Donato, Paulo ; Ferreira, Maria João

Date: 2014

Origin: Acta Radiológica Portuguesa


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Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication of myocardial infarction.Differentiation between true and false aneurysms, although difficult, is crucial, because of the different treatment options they entail.We present a rare case of a giant pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle related with a previous myocardial infarction. The present case highlightsthe pivotal role of magnetic resonance imaging for differential diagnosis between these entities.

Document Type Research article
Language Portuguese
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