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Infrarenal aortic coarctation.
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PMID:  20694768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypoplastic infrarenal aorta or infrarenal aortic coarctation is an uncommon vascular pathology characterized with diffuse stenosis in the infrarenal abdominal aorta. It is a variant of atherosclerotic occlusive diseases. The exact incidence and etiology are not known. Presenting symptoms are versatile and incidentally most of the patients have severe hypertension with an unidentified mechanism. Here, we report a 49-year-old male patient diagnosed with abdominal aortic coarctation together with the review of the literature. He underwent successful revasvcularization of the lower extremities.
Ufuk Alpagut; Murat Ugurlucan; Omer Ali Sayin; Emin Tireli; Enver Dayioglu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)     Volume:  160     ISSN:  1563-258X     ISO Abbreviation:  Wien Med Wochenschr     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-09     Completed Date:  2011-01-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708475     Medline TA:  Wien Med Wochenschr     Country:  Austria    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  372-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / abnormalities*,  surgery
Aortic Coarctation / diagnosis*,  surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Diagnosis, Differential
Femoral Artery / surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Intermittent Claudication / etiology
Leriche Syndrome / diagnosis*,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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