Figure 3



Figure 3 : 

Cardiac and cerebral computed tomography (CT) scan in a patient with a mitroaortic infective endocarditis. This figure illustrates that the CT scan allows rapid and accurate assessment of structural cardiac damage and extracardiac complications. The electrocardiogram-gated cardiac CT scan (A) shows a calcified aortic valve with a large pseudoaneurysm just below the ostium of the left coronary artery (green arrow) and an ‘aneurysm’ of the mitral valve anterior leaflet (red arrow). The cerebral CT scan (B) shows, after contrast injection, the suspicion of a mycotic (infectious) aneurysm of the right middle cerebral artery (orange arrow), which was confirmed by three-dimensional reconstruction of the angiography (C,D).