EURORAD ESR

Case 5329

Myocardial bridging on MDCT

Author(s)
Murat Canyigit, Tuncay Hazirolan. Hacettepe University Hospitals, 06100, Sihhiye, Ankara/TURKEY. Tel:+90 312 3051188 Fax: +90 312 3112145
 
Patient
male, 49 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Short axis MPR image shows the bridge on the middle segment of the LAD (arrow) with a depth of 4.6 mm in which the presence of muscle is seen clearly.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Figure 2
     

    Curved MPR images (A, B) show a long segment in middle part of left descending artery (arrows) encased by myocardium. A calcific atherosclerotic plaque (arrowhead) is also seen just proximal to myocardial bridging.

     

    Curved MPR images (A, B) show a long segment in middle part of left descending artery (arrows) encased by myocardium. A calcific atherosclerotic plaque (arrowhead) is also seen just proximal to myocardial bridging.

     
     
     
Short axis MPR image shows the bridge on the middle segment of the LAD (arrow) with a depth of 4.6 mm in which the presence of muscle is seen clearly.
 
Curved MPR images (A, B) show a long segment in middle part of left descending artery (arrows) encased by myocardium. A calcific atherosclerotic plaque (arrowhead) is also seen just proximal to myocardial bridging.
 
Curved MPR images (A, B) show a long segment in middle part of left descending artery (arrows) encased by myocardium. A calcific atherosclerotic plaque (arrowhead) is also seen just proximal to myocardial bridging.
 
 
 
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