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Chirurgia 2007 August;20(4):187-9

Copyright © 2007 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Impending rupture of isolated abdominal aortic aneurysm in Marfan’s syndrome

Kondo Y., Nishibe T., Muto A., Sato M., Ando M.

Department of Surgery Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan


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Abdominal aortic aneurysms are very rare in patients with Marfan’s syndrome. We describe a 32-year-old patient with Marfan’s syndrome who presented with sudden-onset severe back pain and was found to develop dissection of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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