Aortic abnormalities in males with Alport syndrome.

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BACKGROUND There have been isolated case reports of arterial disease in males with Alport syndrome (AS), a systemic disorder of Type IV collagen. In this paper, we describe five new cases of AS associated with significant aortic disease including dissection and aneurysm. METHODS We present brief clinical descriptions of five males with AS and aortic… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfq271

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