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Vol. 68. Issue 2.
Pages 147 (February 2015)
Image in cardiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.rec.2014.02.027
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Left Ventricular Pseudo-pseudoaneurysm
Seudoseudoaneurisma ventricular izquierdo
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Alberto Garc??a-Lled??a,
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, Jos?? Luis Moya Murb, Javier Garc??a Segoviaa
a Servicio de Cardiolog??a, Hospital Universitario Pr??ncipe de Asturias, Alcal?? de Henares, Madrid, Spain
b Servicio de Cardiolog??a, Hospital Universitario Ram??n y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
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Left ventricular pseudo-pseudoaneurysm is a rare type of subepicardial aneurysm. It consists of an intramyocardial dissecting hematoma communicating with the ventricular cavity through a thin neck. Very few cases have been reported, most of them after a myocardial infarction.

The figures show 3 multislice computed tomography scan views of a septal pseudo-pseudoaneurysm. It appears as an intramyocardial dissecting chamber with the subepicardial myocardium clearly visible. An arrow marks the neck. Figure 1 shows a horizontal section and Figures 2 and 3 show long and short axis views, respectively, of the left ventricle, generated by multiplanar reconstruction. Images were obtained from a 72-year-old male patient who experienced an anteroseptal myocardial infarction 16 years ago. The patient was asymptomatic. The pseudo-pseudoaneurysm was previously known and has not changed in size during the last 7 years.

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