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Non-invasive diagnosis of an intramyocardial dissecting haematoma of the left ventricular free wall by cardiac magnetic resonance
  1. O M Muehling,
  2. A Huber,
  3. M Schmoeckel,
  4. J Behr

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An “aneurysm” of the left ventricular (LV) free wall was found incidentally on the chest computed tomographic (CT) scan of a 39-year-old female patient. The CT scan was ordered to evaluate pneumonia refractory to antibiotics. The patient was a smoker and reported an episode of back pain a few months previously. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging was performed to further characterise …

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  • All authors declare that there are no relevant competing interests