TITLE

Abdominal aortic pseudocoarctation

AUTHOR(S)
Etemad-Rezai, Roya; Rankin, Richard N.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a case of a woman with Waardenburg syndrome who presented with pain in her chest and back. A tomography scan of the patient showed her unusual aortic configuration, which was found to be consistent with abdominal aortic pseudocoarctation. The authors report that abdominal aorta usually develops from the fusion of the dorsal aortae during fetal development and also report that aortic pseudocoarctation is a benign condition.
ACCESSION #
36208356

 

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