Congenital pericardial defect and concomitant coronary artery disease.


Chest pain is the most common presenting symptom among patients with congenital pericardial defects. A delay in diagnosis of a congenital pericardial defect occurred in a patient because he had concomitant atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Multiple radiological studies had suggested the diagnosis. The pericardial defect caused myocardial ischemia by… (More)


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