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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 236-238

Spontaneous Aortic Thrombosis in a Neonate: A Rare Differential Diagnosis for Aortic Coarctation

1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Neonatology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Kothandam Sivakumar
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, 4A Dr J J Nagar, Mogappair, Chennai - 600 037, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_12_21

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Spontaneous aortic thrombosis is a serious clinical entity with clinical features that mimic neonatal coarctation of aorta. While both conditions manifest with weak femoral pulses, pallor and poikilothermia of lower limbs are unique to spontaneous aortic thrombosis. Proper imaging helps in precise diagnosis. A combination of thrombolysis and anticoagulation is used for resolution of thrombus. We present images of a neonate with spontaneous aortic thrombosis and its clinical management strategies.

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