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Korean Circ J. 2011 Aug;41(8):486-489. English. Case Report.
Kim JH , Kang TS .
Department of Internal Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea.

Chest trauma can lead to various cardiac complications ranging from simple arrhythmias to myocardial rupture. A variety of injuries to the coronary arteries, including laceration, thrombosis, intimal dissection, arteriovenous fistula and pseudoaneurysm formation following blunt trauma have been rarely reported. We report a very unusual case of distal embolization of left ventricular thrombus due to blunt chest trauma-induced coronary artery occlusion.

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