Multiple Choice Question of the Week : CMR-05 : [Answer]


What do you see in the following sequence?

A – Flow artifact
B – Aortic coarctation
C – Incorrect alignment of the aorta
D – Aortic endoprosthesis disfunction

Right answer is B: Aortic coarctation

The accelerated flow, in the phase contrast sequence, suggests the presence of aortic coarctation at the distal arch. The diagnosis was confirmed by other sequences  (also using 3D reconstructions).

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