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Persistent fifth aortic arch in a patient with a history of intrauterine thalidomide exposure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19709946     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Persistence of the fifth aortic arch is a very rare congenital anomaly often associated with various other congenital cardiac and aortic abnormalities. It is important to be aware of this anomaly and not confuse it with other aortic pathology.
Seth Kligerman; Andre Blum; Suhny Abbara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-07-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1876-861X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-19     Completed Date:  2010-09-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101308347     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  412-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2009 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRB-295, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Drug-Induced / etiology*,  radiography
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  radiography
Aortography / methods
Middle Aged
Thalidomide / adverse effects*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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