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tortuous aorta

my chest x ray findings are: lung fields are clear,heart is not enlarged, aorta is tortuous, diaphragms and sulci are intact, thoracic spine is tilted to the right.. is the condition of my thoracic spine the reason for my tortuous aorta?
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976897 tn?1379171202
i very much doubt it
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thanks.. but what do you mean?
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976897 tn?1379171202
Your question was ..
Is the condition of my spine the cause for a tortuous aorta.

My reply...
I don't think so.

If a spine is slightly curved to the left or right, it will not cause twists and turns in the Aorta.
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