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Congenital musculoskeletal abnormalities associated with aortic, pulmonary and iliac aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20690101     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the case of a young patient with severe congenital musculoskeletal abnormalities. associated with different pathologies, with involvement of the arterial tree on both the systemic and pulmonary circulation, and involvement of the lungs due to thoracic hypoplasia. The presence of such extensive pathology raises the question of the suitability of such patients to undergo major corrective cardiac surgery procedures.
Salvatore Lentini; Concetta Zito; Antonio David; Roberto Gaeta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-06     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  412-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clinical and Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, Messina, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Aneurysm / complications*,  radiography
Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  radiography
Aortography / methods
Iliac Aneurysm / complications*,  radiography
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities / complications*,  radiography
Pulmonary Artery* / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Refusal

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