Coarctation of Aorta

N C Joshi
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Coarctation of Aorta - Clinical Manifestations
- Asymptomatic in majority
- CHF in severe cases

Physical Examination:
- PULSE: absent, weak or delayed in the legs
- Hypertension in the arms
- Mid-systolic ejection murmur at LLSB and back (right)

Figure 1: Cardiac findings of coarctation of the aorta. A systolic thrill may be present in the Suprasternal notch (area shown by the dots)

Cardiac findings of coarctation of the aorta



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