Midaortic syndrome

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain

Presentation

Hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

ct

CT scan demonstrates narrowing of the descending aorta at the lower chest level, consistent with the diagnosis of midaortic syndrome.

A tight supravalvular pulmonary stenosis with post-stenotic dilatation is also seen. 

x-ray

Severe left and moderate right ventricular hypertrophy are noted.

Case Discussion

Features of midaortic syndrome.

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