Thoracic Imaging Case of the Week

The Thoracic Imaging Case of the Week is posted online weekly and used as an educational tool for medical students, house staff, faculty and other members of the medical community in the nation and throughout the world.

This week’s case

August 27-September 3, 2018

Case Details

Continuation of last week’s case of an 80-year-old man with chest pain. A cardiac MRI was subsequently performed.

Identify the pulse sequences employed and the cardiac axis. Describe the pertinent imaging findings.

Now what is your leading diagnosis and why?

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Submit your answer.

VCU Department of Thoracic Imaging Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center