Midaortic syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM

Presentation

Hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 19 years
Gender: Female
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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Case information

rID: 9904
Published: 30th May 2010
Last edited: 15th Dec 2019
System: Vascular
Tag: aorta
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