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Chapter: Chest

Subchapter: Mediastinum, Heart & Vessels (Read entire chapter)

Diagnosis: Aortic coarctation
Aortic coarctation
• Figure 3 Sign (third image)
• Rib Notching - most often 4th-8th rib (arrows third image)
• Rib notching because 4th-8th intercostal arteries anastomose with internal mammary artery to form collaterals for descending aorta








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