Coarctation of the aorta

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Small aortic arch and descending aorta silhouette. Inferior rib notching best seen on the 4th and 5th right ribs. 

MRI

Focal stenosis in the mid aortic arch with dilated collaterals. 

Case Discussion

Adult-type coarctation of the aorta.

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Case information

rID: 6289
Case created: 24th May 2009
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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