Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Computed Tomography Features of Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm: A Case Report

Najibullah Rasouly 1 , Rahima Stanekzai 2 , Hidayatullah Hamidi 1 , * and Rafiullah Ahamdzai 2
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1 Department of Radiology, French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC), Kabul, Afghanistan
2 Department of Cardiology, French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC), Kabul, Afghanistan
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2017, 14 (2); e41925
  • Published Online: December 28, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 1, 2016
  • Revised: October 17, 2016
  • Accepted: October 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.41925

To Cite: Rasouly N, Stanekzai R, Hamidi H, Ahamdzai R. Computed Tomography Features of Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm: A Case Report, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(2):e41925. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.41925.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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