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Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Dec 27;12(1):29-30. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2016.11.024. eCollection 2017 Mar.

Ortner syndrome secondary to aortic aneurysm.

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Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada.


Ortner syndrome refers to vocal cord paralysis resulting from compression of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve by abnormal mediastinal vascular structures. We report a case of Ortner syndrome in a 75-year-old male secondary to aortic arch aneurysm.


Aortic aneurysm; Ortner syndrome; Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis

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