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Infective pseudoaneurysm of a ruptured sinus of Valsalva as an unusual cause of myocardial infarction by compression of the right coronary artery
  1. G Cayla,
  2. J C Macia,
  3. J L Pasquié
  1. guillaumecayla@free.fr

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A 25 year old man was referred to our institution for chest pain associated with fever despite oral antibiotic treatment. ECG showed evidence of a semi-recent inferior myocardial infarction. Transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography demonstrated a circumferential pericardial effusion, severe hypokinesia of the left ventricular inferior wall, and a mobile mass on a …

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