Coarctation of the aorta

Presentation

Hypertension

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Focal narrowing of the descending thoracic aorta distal to the left subclavian artery

Mild post stenotic dilatation.

Minimal dilatation of the internal mammary artery

No rib notching detected

Case Discussion

Coarctation of the aorta which explain the hypertension of the patient as the secondary hypertension is predicted in young age.

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Case Information

rID: 49784
Case created: 3rd Dec 2016
Last edited: 7th Dec 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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