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Systolic murmur in an asymptomatic child

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

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 11-year-old boy presented with a systolic murmur discovered during a routine examination at

    • Echocardiography revealed stenoses of the 3 supra-aortic trunks, and suggested aortic
      coarctation and thickening of the left ventricular wall.

    • Contrast-enhanced CT was performed to evaluate the entire aorta.