Patent ductus arteriosus

Case contributed by Dr Maxim Stalkov

Presentation

Dyspnoea and exercise intolerance.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

ECG-gated cardiac CT demonstrates a patent ductus arteriosus with conical configuration, prominent aortic ampulla and narrow pulmonary end (Krichenko type A).

Case Discussion

Physical examination revealed no audible heart murmur ("silent PDA"). Successful percutaneous closure was performed.

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Case Information

rID: 50054
Case created: 16th Dec 2016
Last edited: 26th Feb 2017
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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