Coarctation of the aorta

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bilateral inferior rib notching and very small aortic arch silhouette. 

CT

Coarctation of the aorta noted in the proximal descending thoracic aorta. 

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Case information

rID: 12461
Case created: 27th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Tags: aorta, ribs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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