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Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Introduction

Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta is high blood pressure resulting from a birth defect where a heart blood vessel called the aorta is abnormally narrowed. The high blood pressure tends to affect mainly the upper part of the body. Babies and very young children tend to have more severe symptoms as the degree of narrowing tends to be greater than in older children or adults. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta is available below.

Symptoms of Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

Treatments for Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

  • Surgery, balloon angioplasty and stenting, blood pressure-reducing medication
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Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Complications

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Causes of Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

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Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

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Prognosis for Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta

Prognosis for Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Treatment can significantly improve prognosis. Blood pressure may still be higher than normal after surgical intervention. There is a risk of aortic rupture and recurrence of the original problem even after treatment. Monitoring the condition will assist with managing any changes as they occur.

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  1. Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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