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J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Feb;103(2):173-5.

Coarctation of aorta with normal blood pressure.

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Department of Internal Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA.

Abstract

Coarctation of aorta (COA) in adults usually manifests as uncontrolled severe hypertension, which may cause symptoms of heart failure, headaches, epistaxis, or aortic dissection. We report an unusual case of coarctation of the aorta in a young male associated with normal blood pressure.

PMID:
21443071
DOI:
10.1016/s0027-9684(15)30268-6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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