Coarctation of the thoracic aorta masquerading as bilateral aorto-iliac stenosis

Khalid Bin Thani, Khushboo Kaushal, Denise Barnard, Jack Copeland, Anand Prasad

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Abstract

We present a case with coarctation of the aorta (CoA) with lifestyle limiting claudication and lower extremity weakness, successfully treated with surgical correction. The presented case discusses the diagnostic challenges associated with identifying CoA in patients with claudication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e172-e175
JournalJournal of Cardiology Cases
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Claudication
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Peripheral arterial disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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