Coarctation of the aorta

Case contributed by Mohammad Farghali Ali Tosson



Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

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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