Midaortic syndrome presenting as neonatal hypertension

Bibhuti B. Das, Michael Recto, Lawrence Shoemaker, Michael Mitchell, Erle H. Austin

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We describe a case of mid-aortic syndrome presenting as systemic hypertension in infancy and early childhood. Angiography of the descending and abdominal aorta is the diagnostic test of choice to confirm the diagnosis of mid-aortic syndrome. Severity of hypertension is one of the major factors in determining the timing of intervention. Because of variability in the anatomic extent of mid-aortic syndrome, management options need to be individualized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1000-1001
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008


  • Midaortic syndrome
  • Neonatal hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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