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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-42

A diagnosis that is so easy yet missed till 4th decade!

1 Fellow, Cardiology, Dept of Cardiology, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, India
2 Senior interventional Cardiologists, Dept of Cardiology, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, India

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Deepthi Mangesh
Fellow, Cardiology, Dept of Cardiology, Fortis Hospitals limited, Bangalore
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DOI: 10.4103/2666-1802.260261

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A case of coarctation is described which was diagnosed in the fourth decade. A simple examination of the lower limb pulses and for radio-femoral delay with due diligence in this hypertensive patient could clinch the clinical diagnosis; yet it was missed in the preceding years. He underwent coarctoplasty with stenting with satisfactory short term result.

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