Extensive venous thrombosis and cardiomyopathy demonstrated with cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

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We describe a patient who presented with typical symptoms of submassive pulmonary embolism associated with newly diagnosed cardiomyopathy. Contrast enhanced computed tomography demonstrated extensive venous thrombosis, and late enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging was consistent with dilated cardiomyopathy with midwall fibrosis. We discuss the images and aetiology of the cardiomyopathy.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1075-7
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2008