oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Pseudocoarctation (congential kinking) of the aorta with aneurysm formation
|Article Title||Pseudocoarctation (congential kinking) of the aorta with aneurysm formation|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital, W. Cape|
|Publication Date||Oct 1996|
|Pages||268 - 270|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Aorta, Cardiology, Case report, Clinical feature, paediatrics, Patient presentation, Pseudocoarctation, Radiology, Rare disease and Treatment|
Pseudocoarctation of the aorta with aneurysmal dilatation is a rare condition. We documented a case in an asymptomatic child who presented with a 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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