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Posted by: jacqui | 2003/12/14

Interrupted Aortic Arch continued

Sorry, i forgot to ask you in my previous posting directly below, but was causes someone to have an interrupted aortic arch (complete or otherwise) or coarctation of the aorta?

THanks a million!

Jacqui

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Dear Jacqui,

Aortic arch interruption or coarctation is caused by faulty foetal development in the first few weeks after conception.

Kind Regards, Maritha

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