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Massive ductal aneurysm in an asymptomatic child with Loeys-Dietz syndrome


1 Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, The Heart Institute, Cincinnati, OH, USA
2 Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
3 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
4 Mckusick-Nathans Department of Genetic Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Correspondence Address:
Kanwal Majeed Farooqi,
Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, 3959 Broadway, CHN 2-253, New York, NY 10032
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/apc.APC_85_20

An asymptomatic 3-year-old with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome (LDS) followed for a small patent ductus arteriosus and dilated aorta was found to have a massive ductal aneurysm on routine surveillance cardiac magnetic resonance. The aneurysm was successfully resected. Serial advanced imaging tools are useful in surveillance, diagnosis, and management in patients with LDS.


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    -  Siddiqui S
    -  Polanco A
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    -  Shah A
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