Commotio cordis and ventricular pseudoaneurysm

Scott Fox, Christina Templeton, Camille Hancock-Friesen, Robert Chen

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A case of an eight-year-old boy who experienced commotio cordis with the development of myocardial infarction and a ventricular pseudoaneurysm is described. Progressive enlargement of the aneurysm resulted in distortion and compression of the overlying coronary arteries, causing myocardial ischemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-238
Number of pages2
JournalCanadian Journal of Cardiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2009


  • Aneurysm
  • Arrhythmia
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Pediatrics
  • Ventricles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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