Aortic coarctation endarteritis in an adult: case report with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging findings and review of the literature.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

We describe a case of coarctation endarteritis in an adult and review the literature pertaining to this condition. Adult coarctation endarteritis is a rare entity but often represents the initial presentation of coarctation. Diagnosis is critically important given the risk of rupture. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging can be helpful in management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anderson, AML; Cabell, CH; Sexton, DJ

Published Date

  • February 15, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 4

Start / End Page

  • e28 - e31

PubMed ID

  • 15712067

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/427147


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States