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Atypical coarctation of aorta

Atypical coarctation of aorta: Introduction

Atypical coarctation of aorta: Coarctation of the aorta is a rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives results in it appearing less developed than that upper body. The atypical form of the condition involves the abdominal aorta, the ascending aorta or the descending thoracic aorta. The disease may be a congenital anomaly, caused by arteritis or associated with conditions such as Williams syndrome and neurofibromatosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Atypical coarctation of aorta is available below.

Symptoms of Atypical coarctation of aorta

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Causes of Atypical coarctation of aorta

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Atypical coarctation of aorta: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Atypical coarctation of aorta

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Atypical coarctation of aorta: Rare Types

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