pseudocoarctation

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pseudocoarctation

 [soo″do-ko″ahrk-ta´shun]
a condition radiographically resembling coarctation but without compromise of the lumen, as occurs in a congenital anomaly of the aortic arch.
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pseu·do·co·arc·ta·tion

(sū'dō-kō-ark-tā'shŭn),
Distortion, often with slight narrowing, of the aortic arch at the level of insertion of the ligamentum arteriosum.
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pseu·do·co·arc·ta·tion

(sū'dō-kō'ahrk-tā'shŭn)
Distortion, often with slight narrowing, of the aortic arch at the level of insertion of the ligamentum arteriosum.
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