An elderly gentleman presented with fevers, cough and hypotension. Peripheries were warm.
The LV is hyperdynamic with the walls "kissing"
A small, hyperdynamic LV can be seen in sepsis, anaphylaxis and also massive PE. The lack of RV enlargement and septal flattening exclude PE from the diagnosis.
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The LV is hyperdynamic and the walls almost touch ("kissing")
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