Intramural myocardial hemorrhagic rupture in a patient with metastatic cancer and myocardial infarction

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A 77-year-old man with anterior ST-elevated myocardial infarction and lateral myocardial rupture underwent successful percutaneous revascularization. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) unveiled a disseminated metastatic cancer, likely responsible not only for a prothrombotic paraneoplastic syndrome but also for ventricular metastasis and myocardial rupture. The patient unfortunately died because of noncardiovascular complications of cancer.

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