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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 162-165

Left ventricle posterior wall aneurysms with calcified thrombus in the aneurysmal area


1 Bozok University Faculty of Medicine Department of Cardiology, Yozgat, Turkey
2 Government Hospital, Emergency Department, Yozgat, Turkey
3 Gozde Hospital Department of Cardiology, Malatya, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Gulacan Tekin
Bozok University Faculty of Medicine Department of Cardiology, Yozgat
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1947-489X.210540

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Aneurysms can be seen as complications of myocardial infarctions. They are generally located in the apical and anterior segments but left ventricular inferoposterior wall aneurysms are rare. After a myocardial infarction, left ventricular aneurysms can cause symptomatic intractable ventricular arrhythmias. We report a rare case of a left ventricular posterior wall aneurysm containing a calcified thrombus that caused ventricular tachycardia.


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