Fever of unknown origin as a primary presentation of chronic aortic dissection.

Abstract

Fever of unknown origin is rare as a primary presentation of aortic dissection. We describe a 69-year-old female presenting with a sustained fever. A diagnosis of chronic type A aortic dissection was established by computed tomography. Replacements of the ascending aorta and part of the aortic arch were performed. Ten days after the operation, the patient… (More)

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