Coarctation of the Aorta

Coarctation of the aorta, or aortic coarctation, is a congenital condition whereby the aorta narrows in the area where the ductus arteriosus (ligamentum arteriosum after regression) inserts.

Image of this angiogram from Neurology.org (link)

Aortogram shows focal aortic stenosis distal to the left subclavian artery orifice

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