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Taking Cardiovascular Issues to Heart: A Photo Essay

Consultantlive.com photo essays visually explore a disease state with cases of common and uncommon presentation, each accompanied by details on etiology, diagnosis, and special considerations. Start your virtual exploration here, with problems of the heart.

 

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Myocarditis

Myocarditis, postpericardiotomy syndrome, double aortic arch, heart-hand syndromes, stroke, cardiac valvulopathy, hemochromatosis, myocardial rupture—these visual presentations cover a range of heart diseases and related problems.

Recovery from a hemopneumothorax had progressed well for this 29-year-old man until today when he presents to the ED with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. What do you see on the chest x-ray?

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