Pseudocoarctation (congenital kinking) of the aorta with aneurysm formation a case report

Kalis N.N. ; Van Der Merwe P.-L. ; Gie R.P. (1996)


Pseudocoarctation of the aorta with aneurysmal dilatation is a rare condition. We documented a case in an asymptomatic child who presented with widened mediastinum on chest radiography. The pseudocoarctation was documented by echocardiography and digital subtraction angiography. A review of the literature is presented.

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