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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 62-63

Asymptomatic left ventricular dissection


1 Department of Cardiology, Mafraq Hospital, 2951 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 Department of Radiology, Mafraq Hospital, 2951 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Andras Nagy
Department of Cardiology, Mafraq Hospital, 2951 Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
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DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_40_16

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Intramyocardial dissection is an uncommon complication of myocardial infarction, chest trauma, and percutaneous intervention. It is usually caused by a hemorrhagic dissection among the spiral myocardial fibers. Carries high mortality and there is still uncertainty regarding invasive or conservative management. We present a case of the left ventricular dissection discovered incidentally.


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