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Coarctation of the aorta with lower blood pressure at the right upper extremity
  1. J A Goudevenos,
  2. A Papathanasiou,
  3. L K Michalis
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A 26 year old woman was referred following the discovery that her blood pressure greatly differed between her upper limbs (left arm 180/80 mm Hg, right arm 90/70 mm Hg). Her pulse was barely palpable in the lower limbs and in the right upper arm there was a pulse delay …

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