Imaging and clinical features in a child with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. A case report.

@article{Suarez2011ImagingAC,
  title={Imaging and clinical features in a child with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. A case report.},
  author={B. Suarez and Angel Caldera and M Castillo},
  journal={Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={9-11}
}
We describe a boy with Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) a genetic and recently described condition that affects connective tissues belonging to a group of Marfan-related disorders. Since there are only a few cases reported misdiagnosis may not be uncommon. Radiological findings in our patient include pectus excavatum, aortic root dilatation, diffuse dilatation of… CONTINUE READING