Middle aortic syndrome diagnosed at 54 years of age--a case report.


A 54-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of heart failure, upper-limb hypertension, and lower-limb claudication. A loud systolic bruit was audible along the middle lower back. An arteriogram confirmed long-segment stenosis from the lower thoracic to the upper abdominal aorta with normal aortic arch. The patient was diagnosed as having middle… (More)


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