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Aortic coarctation endarteritis in an adult: case report with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging findings and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15712067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of coarctation endarteritis in an adult and review the literature pertaining to this condition. Adult coarctation endarteritis is a rare entity but often represents the initial presentation of coarctation. Diagnosis is critically important given the risk of rupture. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging can be helpful in management.
Authors:
Albert M L Anderson; Christopher H Cabell; Daniel J Sexton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2005-01-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1537-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-15     Completed Date:  2006-03-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203213     Medline TA:  Clin Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e28-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA. albert.anderson@duke.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aorta / pathology
Aortic Coarctation / diagnosis,  microbiology,  radiography*
Endarteritis / diagnosis,  microbiology,  radiography*
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis,  microbiology,  radiography*
Viridans Streptococci

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