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Coral reef aorta, emergency surgical: case report and literature review

Sergio Quilici Belczak, Igor Rafael Sincos, Ricardo Aun, Kaline Viana Costa, Etianne Andrade Araujo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014RC2772

Coral reef aorta is described as an uncommon entity characterized by the presence of coarse calcifications, which are developed in the visceral aorta. These calcifications grow toward the lumen of the artery and can result in significant stenosis, so that causing malperfusion of the lower limbs, visceral ischemia or hypertension secondary to renal involvement. We report here a case of a 54-year-old patient with coral reef aorta and symptomatic. The clinical presentation of the patient required the surgical approach. A […]