Volume 13, Issue 5 (Winter 2006)                   JSSU 2006, 13(5): 71-74 | Back to browse issues page

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Rupture of the free wall of the heart is one of the dangerous complications of myocardial infarction that usually results in death of the patient. Only a few limited number of cases have been reported to have survived for a long period after myocardial infarction, free cardiac wall rupture and the following pseudo aneurysm. In this case report, a rare case of pseudo aneurysm following silent MI in a 60-year-old diabetic woman that had occurred at an unspecified period of time is reported and on referral, the patient only complained of palpitations. With timely surgical intervention, the patient has returned to normal life.
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: General
Received: 2010/01/25 | Published: 2006/01/15