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Aortic arch interruption

Aortic arch interruption: Introduction

Aortic arch interruption: A rare genetic birth defect where a portion of the aortic arch is missing or discontinued which severely impairs the flow of oxygenated blood to the lower body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic arch interruption is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic arch interruption

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Aortic arch interruption: Deaths

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Aortic arch interruption: Complications

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Causes of Aortic arch interruption

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Disease Topics Related To Aortic arch interruption

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Aortic arch interruption: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aortic arch interruption

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Aortic arch interruption: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aortic arch interruption

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Definitions of Aortic arch interruption:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Aortic arch interruption as a "rare disease".
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