A 38-year-old member asked:
what does tortuosity of the thoratic aorta mean?
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger answered
50 years experience Cardiology
Aorta: A tortuous aorta may have no symptoms. If there are symptoms they generally relate to obstructed blood flow related to the tortuosity. The symptom would depend on what wasn't getting good flow or perhaps some compression caused in adjacent organ by the tortuosity.
Answered on Jul 23, 2020
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