Pediatric Valvar Aortic Stenosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 25, 2018
  • Author: Howard S Weber, MD, FSCAI; Chief Editor: Syamasundar Rao Patnana, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In neonates with heart failure, manifestations of severe aortic stenosis may resemble sepsis. Stenosis of the aortic valve itself must be differentiated from subaortic stenosis, supravalvular stenosis, or coarctation of the aorta.

Differential Diagnoses