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A case of coarctation of the abdominal aorta and renal artery stenosis due to neurofibromatosis type 1
  1. Satyam Veean,
  2. Nancy Thakkar,
  3. Supriya Gupta,
  4. Jayanth Keshavamurthy
  1. Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  1. Correspondence to Satyam Veean, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA; sveean{at}

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We report a case of an adolescent female with history of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) found to have incidental hypertension. She was hypertensive in all four extremities with medical treatment. CT angiogram confirmed narrowing of the abdominal aorta above the bifurcation and atrophic left kidney (figures 1–3). Treatment with a graft to bypass the stenotic segment was performed (figure 4).

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Axial CT with contrast showing superior …

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