A rare case of a right ventricular Pseudo-aneurysm, related to an attempted suicide


      We present the case of a 74-year-old female who attempted suicide by stabbing repeatedly with a nail scissor in the sub-sternal chest.
      Chest Computed Tomography (CT) performed at her arrival at our emergency department detected the presence of massive pericardial effusion. A follow-up cardiac CT after the pericardial drainage showed a Pseudo-aneurysm of the anterior wall of the right ventricle.


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