Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in pediatric Marfan syndrome patient

Marfan syndrome is a well-described autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder with a constellation of anatomic characteristics including aortic degeneration as a result of the spontaneous mutation of the fibrillin gene, FBN1. Whereas life-threatening dissection and ascending aneurysmal rupture have been thoroughly documented in the literature, aneurysms… CONTINUE READING