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Heart Complications of an old MI

A 70 year man has been short of breath for 1 year. An electrocardiogram shows T wave inversion and q waves in the anterolateral leads at rest. He has cardiomegaly on the chest X ray. Clinical examination shows a third heart sound, a soft systolic murmur in the mitral area and also bilateral inspiratory crepitations in his lungs. Which of the following is he at risk of?
A. Deep vein thrombosis
B. Pulmonary embolus
C. Systemic arterial embolus from mural thrombus
D. Venous thrombosis due to mural thrombus
E. Coronary artery thrombus due to mural thrombus
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