European Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 881–883 | Cite as

MR demonstration of septal involvement in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

  • Caroline MalhaireEmail author
  • Jérôme Garot
  • Alain Rahmouni


Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) is a heart muscle disease of unknown origin. Although MR imaging is regarded as the best technique for the demonstration of functional and structural abnormalities in ARVD, fat deposits in the interventricular septum have never been documented on MR imaging. We report the case of interventricular septal fatty deposition demonstrated by fat-suppressed MR imaging in a 48-year-old man.


Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia Magnetic resonance Heart Cardiomyopathy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline Malhaire
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jérôme Garot
    • 2
  • Alain Rahmouni
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de Radiologie et d’Imagerie MédicaleCentre Hospitalo-Universitaire Henri MondorCréteil Cedex
  2. 2.Service de CardiologieCentre Hospitalo-Universitaire Henri MondorCréteil CedexFrance

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