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Aortic pathology in a girl previously operated for interventricular septal defect

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis

1. Patient presentation

  • An 8-year-old girl, who had been operated for an interventricular septal defect at 4 months of
    age, came for an annual cardiac examination.

  • Echocardiography revealed an abnormal aortic image.
  • Contrast-enhanced cardiac CT was performed for further analysis.