"Aortic Coarctation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.
- Aortic Coarctation
- Aortic Coarctations
- Coarctation, Aortic
- Coarctations, Aortic
- Coarctation of the Aorta
- Coarctation of Aorta
- Aorta Coarctation
- Aorta Coarctations
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