Abdominal coarctation of aorta at the level of left renal artery. Left kidney is atrophied compared to right one.
- Normally COA happens in proximal descending aorta near the ligamentum arteriosum.
- Abdominal aortic coarctation is also known as middle aortic syndrome.
- Associated with NF 1
- The treatment of abdominal coarctation is often with medical therapy or surgery depending on severity.