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Congenital aortic anomaly

    Author: Christian Loewe, Vienna, Austria
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Further findings relevant for treatment planning
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 5-day-old boy (born at term) with a suspicion of aortic anomaly (as already detected in utero)
    • CT angiography of the thoracic aorta was performed to visualize the anatomical situation and to provide detailed information for surgical treatment planning