pseudoaneurysm of left ventricle, LV

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posterior and basal

69 year old female

This transverse CT scan through the apex of the left ventricle shows a focal bulge at the apex. There is an associated small focal calcific ation in the myocardium that was noted on a CT 3 years prior in this patient with a diagnosis of a focal pseudoaneurysm of the LV apex. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD 33513 heart LV apex calcified pseudoaneurysm inflammation immune rheumatic heart disease RHD cardiac imaging radiology CTscan

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Pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle, four-chamber echocardiography view