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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 322-323
Case Report: Spontaneous aneurysm of ductus arteriosus: A rare cause of hoarseness of voice in adults


Body Imaging Division, Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Diwan Chand Imaging Research Center, 10 B, KG Marg, New Delhi-110 001, India

Correspondence Address:
Nitin P Ghonge
Diwanchand Imaging Research Centre, 10 B, KG Marg, New Delhi -110 001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.43853

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Ortner's syndrome (left recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy caused by cardiovascular pathology) is described in literature as occurring secondary to a variety of conditions. Spontaneous aneurysm of ductus arteriosus is a rare cause of this condition. We present a case where an adult patient with an aneurysm of the ductus arteriosus presented for the first time at the age of 62 years with hoarseness of voice secondary to left recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy.


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