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Case 16.12 

Case 16.12
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Case 16.12
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0411
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date: 16 October 2019

31-year-old man with a history of hypertension that was diagnosed at age 10

Sagittal oblique VR images (Figure 16.12.1) and a partial volume MIP image (Figure 16.12.2) from 3D CE MRA reveal severe focal narrowing of the proximal descending thoracic aorta just distal to the origin of the left subclavian artery. Note also enlarged internal mammary and intercostal arteries representing sources of collateral blood flow to the descending aorta....

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