Figure of 3 sign
Figure of 3 sign
Systems: Vascular
Section: Signs
Tags: aorta
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ This child with coarctation of the aorta demonstrates a prominant figure of 3 sign. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Figure 3 sign - “ The figure 3 sign is seen in aortic coarctation and is formed by prestenotic dilatation of the aortic arch and left subclavian artery, indentation...”
  • Coarctation of the aorta - “ Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) refers to a narrowing of the aortic lumen. It can be primarily divided into two types: infantile (pre-ductal) form...”

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