Midaortic syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Female
CT
X-ray

Case Discussion

CT scan of the abdomen demonstrates a hypoplastic descending aorta, consistent with the diagnosis of midaortic syndrome. A tight supravalvular pulmonary stenosis with post-stenotic dilatation is also seen. Severe left and moderate right ventricular hypertrophy are noted as well.

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Case information

rID: 9904
Published: 30th May 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Tag: aorta
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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