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Aortic arches defect

Aortic arches defect: Introduction

Aortic arches defect: A defect in the top part of the aorta (aortic arch) that consists of several arterial branches. There is a variety of defects that can occur and symptoms will be determined by the particular defect involved. Possible types of defects includes aortic coarctation and aortic arch hypoplasia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic arches defect is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic arches defect

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Aortic arches defect: Complications

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Causes of Aortic arches defect

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Aortic arches defect: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aortic arches defect

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Aortic arches defect: Rare Types

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Aortic arches defect: Animations

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Definitions of Aortic arches defect:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Aortic arches defect as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Aortic arches defect Info

More information about Aortic arches defect

  1. Aortic arches defect: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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