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A Unique Case of Middle Aorta Syndrome With a “Corkscrew” Descending Aorta

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© The Author(s) 2019.Middle aortic syndrome is a rare anatomic defect of the descending aorta and presents with hypertension. We present a unique case with “corkscrew” configuration. This case highlights the need for evaluation with advanced imaging for diagnosis to facilitate surgical management and avoid hypertensive complications.

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Author(s): Abdulkarim M, Karikari Y, Loomba RS, Anderson RH, Vricella L, El-Zein C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Year: 2019

Volume: 10

Issue: 6

Pages: 799-800

Print publication date: 01/11/2019

Online publication date: 08/11/2019

Acceptance date: 11/08/2019

ISSN (print): 2150-1351

ISSN (electronic): 2150-136X

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.


DOI: 10.1177/2150135119873854

PubMed id: 31701825


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