Season 4 Case 31

History: chest pain

Season 4 Case 31

Case 31

History: chest pain.  See anything? acute or chronic?

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Answer: subendocardial fat deposition in the posterior LV wall secondary to prior ischemic/infarct

Key point: fat should not extend transmurally if it is from prior infarct. Also, look for Ca++

nice article: http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.306105519