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Congestive heart failure and absent femoral pulses in newborns without coarctation of the aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6831958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two infants with thrombosis of the abdominal aorta are discussed. In each case the presentation was indistinguishable from that in coarctation of the aorta, with heart failure and absent femoral pulses. Surgery in one infant successfully relieved the obstruction. The diagnosis may not be suspected from the history. Aggressive management is indicated.
G R Sánchez; C D Vinocur; C W Wagner; G S Kaplan; S D Rubenstein; F J Fricker; Y Hashida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-05     Completed Date:  1983-05-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  688-90     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal
Aortic Coarctation / diagnosis
Aortic Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Failure / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / diagnosis*
Thrombosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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