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The patient may recall only an episode of indigestion as an indication of myocardial infarction (see Physical Examination). Myocardial infarction – macroscopic appearance (scar formation) Part 13 of 26 The picture below shows scar formation in the yellow circle on the posterior aspect of the left ventricle.
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